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In These Old Familiar Rooms (THE EAGLES – “Hotel California”)
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(Reached #8 in May 1977)
A byword for monolithic biggitude in their homeland, The Eagles never came close to a Number One in Britain. They did a solid trade in LPs, but they’re one of those groups who kept finding a ready British audience for “Gr[…]


3 and 9 could show you any fantasy
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