When a waitress wouldn't take him home, Jack wrote what would become one of the Eagles most enduring hits.
When Dave recorded the first version of the song with his group the Blasters, producer Nick Lowe gave him some life-changing advice.
The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.
Have you got the smarts to know which of these graduation song stories are real?
Don breaks down "Hotel California" and other songs he wrote as a member of the Eagles. Now we know where the "warm smell of colitas" came from.
The longtime Eagle talks about soaring back to his solo career, and what he learned about songwriting in the group.