Glenn Frey “Above The Clouds!” His Greatest Solo Hits! His Longbranch/Pennywhistle Album! A Live DVD Concert Performance Too!

Glenn Frey – “Above The Clouds!”

Eagles fans are rejoicing! The late Eagles singer – and successful solo Artist Glenn Frey, is getting a terrific retrospective CD / DVD release!

Ultimateclassicrock.com had the best story – as always – about the release. As they report:

Titled ‘Above the Clouds: The Collection’, the four-disc set is scheduled to arrive in stores May 11. After a first disc focusing on the Eagles co-founder’s hit solo singles — which will also be available as a standalone release — Clouds moves on to less well-known material, including songs from his 2012 ‘After Hours’ release.

But here’s the best part:


The Digital Debut Of Longbranch / Pennywhistle!

Most Eagles fans know about this legendary, early work by Frey, but as Ultimateclassicrock.com notes:

“With its third and fourth discs, Above the Clouds offers material that should be of most interest to collectors — starting with the digital debut of ‘Longbranch/Pennywhistle’, the 1969 LP Frey recorded as a duo with longtime collaborator JD Souther. Previously available on CD only as an import, the album is followed here with a DVD presenting footage of a Frey show from Sept. 15, 1992, during the tour in support of his ‘Strange Weather’ release.”

Wow!

Here is a look at the complete track listing for “Above the Clouds: The Collection”:

Disc 1:

“The Heat Is On”
“Call on Me” (Theme from South of Sunset)
“Part of Me, Part of You”
“You Belong to the City”
“Smuggler’s Blues”
“Sexy Girl”
“The Allnighter”
“Soul Searchin'”
“Same Girl”
“The One You Love”
“Strange Weather”
“I’ve Got Mine”
“River of Dreams”
“Love in the 21st Century”
“Lyin’ Eyes / Take It Easy” (Medley – Live at The Stadium: Dublin, Ireland)

Disc 2:

“Let’s Go Home”
“I Got Love”
“The Way to Happiness”
“Common Ground”
“After Hours”
“Rising Sun” (Instrumental)
“The Shadow of Your Smile”
“Better in the U.S.A”
“Brave New World”
“Caroline, No”
“For Sentimental Reasons”
“It’s Too Soon to Know”
“Worried Mind”
“Lover’s Moon”
“Route 66”
“True Love”

Disc 3:

“Jubilee Anne”
“Run, Boy, Run”
“Rebecca”
“Lucky Love”
“Kite Woman”
“Bring Back Funky Women”
“Star-Spangled Bus”
“Mister, Mister”
“Don’t Talk Now”
“Never Have Enough”

Plus, the live concert DVD:

“Long Hot Summer”
“Peaceful Easy Feeling”
“New Kid in Town”
“The One You Love”
“Strange Weather”
“I’ve Got Mine”
“Medley: Lyin’ Eyes / Take It Easy”
“Wild Mountain Theme”
“River of Dreams”
“True Love”
“Love in the 21st Century”
“Livin’ Right”
“Smuggler’s Blues”
“The Heat Is On”
“Heartache Tonight”
“Party Town”
“Desperado”

What a great collection! You can read more about it – and see more great music coverages, by going to Ultimateclassicrock.com:

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/glenn-frey-above-the-clouds/

This looks like a great tribute to Frey’s solo work:

Of course, Frey also did a lot of acting int he 80’s and beyond, and I took a look at his movie and TV work here:


https://johnrieber.com/2016/07/16/actor-glenn-frey-from-jerry-maguire-to-miami-vice-great-solo-hits-too/

Let me know if you plan to go “Above The Clouds!”



Categories: 70's Music, Art, Awards, Books / Media, Classic Rock, Cult Movies, documentary films, Great Films, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Memoirs, Music, Obscure Music, Talent/Celebrities

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9 replies

  1. I ore-ordered mine the date it was announced. Can’t wait

  2. Hi John..Still kind of strange that he is no longer with us, however this CD will be a huge reminder on how great Glenn was. It’s great seeing his son DEACON play and he is fantastic. Thanks for the info on the new DISC set!

  3. Despite always liking The Eagles, I never warmed to his solo work in the same way. This new album and DVD is a nice tribute though.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  4. I’m still sad he has passed. thanks for highlighting this album. Looks great!

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