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NOV 6: Glenn Frey was born today in 1948. He would become the front man and co-lead singer of the Eagles in the early 1970s. Frey went on to a successful solo career in the 1980s after the Eagles broke up. He would get back together with the Eagles in the 90s. Sadly, Frey suffered from rheumatoid arthritis and the medications he used to control the disease led to colitis and pneumonia. On January 18, 2016, he passed away due to these complications. He was 67.😢 NOV 8: Happy 70th birthday to Bonnie Raitt, born today in Burbank, CA in 1949!🎂🎤🎸 The blues singer, guitarist, songwriter, and activist began her career playing folk music with her brother. A scout saw her and she signed her first contract with Warner Bros. Raitt released her debut album in 1971. She has gone on to win 10 Grammy Awards. For more content like this, updates on our latest arrivals plus a discount code, subscribe to our MusicGoldmine bi-weekly newsletter here.