|The Heat is On|
It was during this era tha Frey went on to "clean up his act" and get in shape by building his body and vigorously working out. He toned up and was featured in a gym campaign commercial and Rolling Stone magazine did an a pictorial article about him
|Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction|
|Ronstadt and Back-up Band|
|The Eagles - 1971|
Frey played guitar and piano during his tenure with The Eagles.
|The Eagles - 1994|
|The Eagles - 2008|
The group later went on another world tour in 2008.
During his early days with The Eagles Frey was very fond of a 1956 Les Paul Junior that he got from Jackson Browne. The guitar was painted black and and extra P90 pickup was added to the neck position. Frey named this guitar “Old Black.”
|ES-330 - Getty Images|
Frey also played a tobacco burst Gibson ES-330 TD which was probably a mid 1960’s model. This is the thin hollow-body model with twin P90 pickups.
He also used a Gibson ES-335 TD.
He played these guitars through an early narrow panel tweed Fender Deluxe amplifier which was made no later than 1960, since that was the last year this style was manufactured. Although on the road in the early days he also used a Ferder Deluxe Reverb that was miked.
|Frey with Gibson SG|
Frey also owned and played a vintage Gibson Firebird V, a Gibson SG and a 1953 Fender Telecaster. Occasionally he played a 1982 Gibson Moderne Heritage Korina Electric. Gibson only produced 143 of these guitar.
|With Takamine EF360S|
|Takamine EF381C - 12 String|
|Glenn Frey model Rickenbacker 230|
In the studio, Frey used Martin 6 and 12 string guitars. He played several other electric guitars including an Epiphone Casino and a Rickenbacker 230.
Here is a link to a very interesting article on Glenn Frey from Rolling Stone Magazine.