Music Monday “Take It Easy” The Eagles




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Yes, Winslow, Arizona is a real place.  It is in the northern part of the state and a great stopping off place for a  visit to  the Grand Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, 4 Corners, Monument Valley and Navajo Nation.  The problem is that it is pretty much a dumpy little town on RT 66 with only  two remarkable things.  First is a mention in “Take It Easy” and tomorrow I will show you the other amazing place to visit in Winslow!  In the video, there is a Ford convertible, but on the actual corner with the guitar man is a flatbed Ford truck which you can see from these pictures.

The Eagles are an American rock band that started in 1971 in Los Angles. They have sold 150 million records and are one of the all time most popular groups.  “Hotel California” is probably a more recognizable  song, but we love to crank-up “Take It Easy”  in the car and sing it with great gusto!

Now you will never hear that fleeting mention of Winslow, Arizona without remembering. .

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I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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15 Responses to Music Monday “Take It Easy” The Eagles

  1. Teela Hart says:

    A woman after my own heart. I just realized all the Eagles songs you posted. They rank up there with my top five. Thank you for having me over this Monday mornin.’


  2. Laura says:

    One of my favorite songs from my first-ever favorite band!


  3. Brenda says:

    Thanks for my first views of Winslow AZ, and that is charming that it still has flat – bed fords. LOL


  4. A very good year 1971…;)


  5. YellowCable says:

    My favorite song and my favorite band!


  6. Pingback: La Posada, Winslow, Arizona | TalesAlongTheWay

  7. Norm 2.0 says:

    One of my favs too. Thanks 🙂


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