Arizona Route 66 association gives $10,000 to finish the restoration of Standin’ on a Corner wall

The Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona recently gave a $10,000 check to the Standin' on a Corner Foundation to finish a long-gestating restoration of the wall at that famed park in Winslow, Arizona. From left are Tommy Butler, a member of the Standin' on the Corner Foundation; Nikki Seegers, director of the Historic Route … Continue reading Arizona Route 66 association gives $10,000 to finish the restoration of Standin’ on a Corner wall

Standin’ on a Corner statue in Winslow to mark 20th anniversary

The often-photographed statue on a corner of Winslow, Arizona, inspired by The Eagles' song "Take It Easy" is marking its 20th year, and the artist who created it will be in town this weekend for the annual Standin' on a Corner Festival. The artist is Ronald Adamson of Libby, Montana. Here's a report by KTVQ … Continue reading Standin’ on a Corner statue in Winslow to mark 20th anniversary

Bob Seger releases tribute song to Eagles founder Glenn Frey

  Rock 'n' roll legend Bob Seger a few months ago wrote a song in tribute to the late Glenn Frey, co-founder of The Eagles. Seger is offering the tune away as a free download. Frey, 67, died a little more than a year ago after suffering from several illnesses. You can download the tune here. … Continue reading Bob Seger releases tribute song to Eagles founder Glenn Frey

Nearly 200 attend Glenn Frey memorial in Winslow

About 200 people attended a memorial service Tuesday night at Standin' on a Corner Park in Winslow, Arizona, for The Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, who died at age 67 on Monday from several illnesses. The Associated Press reported that Winslow residents, including Tom McCauley, staged the memorial at the corner made famous by the 1972 … Continue reading Nearly 200 attend Glenn Frey memorial in Winslow

“Take It Easy” co-writer Glenn Frey dies

There's a little corner in Winslow, Arizona, that's a sadder sight to see Glenn Frey, a co-founder of the mega-selling country-rock band The Eagles and co-writer of one of its early hits, "Take It Easy," that made the Route 66 town internationally famous, died Monday at age 67 after suffering from several ailments for weeks. Frey … Continue reading “Take It Easy” co-writer Glenn Frey dies

Station to Station in Winslow

Station to Station, the arts and music festival that rolled across America by train, put together this montage from its stop at La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Ariz. You'll see Jackson Browne performing "Take It Easy" around the four-minute mark. STS - The Winslow Happening from Station to Station on Vimeo. Earlier coverage of Browne's … Continue reading Station to Station in Winslow