Randy Meisner, Ex-Eagles and Poco, Passes

Randy Meisner has passed away at the age of 77. Meisner was the co-founder and bassist for the Eagles. Meisner reportedly passed away on Wednesday in Loss Angeles, due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

“Randy was an integral part of the Eagles and instrumental in the early success of the band,” the Eagles’ shared in a statement. “His vocal range was astonishing, as is evident on his signature ballad, ‘Take It to the Limit.’”

Before joining the Eagles, he was part of the band Poco as well as Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, and his contribution can be found on the Canyon Band’s albums “In Concert at the Troubadour” and “Rudy The Fifth”. After leaving the Eagles in 1977, he embarked on a solo career, releasing albums including his self-titled set in 1978 and “One More Song” in 1980.

Rest In Peace.

Source: Variety

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