Celebrities react to the death of Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey: 'Talented, funny, cynical and sweet.'
Eagles guitarist and co-founder Glenn Frey died on Monday at the age of 67 of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis, and pneumonia, after a lifetime of co-writing classic rock staples like "Hotel California," "Take It Easy," and "Desperado." Other musicians and celebrities took to social media to talk about his death and influence; here's a few words they had for the legendary musician.
1. Comedian Steve Martin
MT: Shocker. My friend from the early days, and important member of Eagles, has died. We loved you, Glenn Frey.— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) January 18, 2016
Glenn once asked me "what do you think of the name 'Eagles?'" I said "The Eagles. Great." He said "no, Eagles." The group is "Eagles."— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) January 18, 2016
2. Singer/songwriter Carole King
R.I. P. Glenn Frey.— Carole King (@Carole_King) January 18, 2016
Deepest condolences to his family and #Eagles.
3. Rocker Huey Lewis
Glenn Frey. I’m shocked. A brilliant songwriter and a really good guy. Talented, funny, cynical and sweet. - Huey pic.twitter.com/fgFVlZOEnX— Huey Lewis (@Huey_Lewis_News) January 18, 2016