Jay Bookman

Opinion columnist and blogger with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues

Another one lost to the ages ...

First Bowie, now this? I'm not liking how 2016 is playing out so far.

My favorite Eagles tune would probably be "Life in the Fast Lane." The guitar riff is memorable, and I thought the melding of lyrics and music on that song was close to perfect. "Faster faster, the lights are turning red!"

However,  the late Glenn Frey once told an interviewer that the song below was the one that he liked best out of the entire Eagles repertoire, the one that he'd like to be remembered for writing and performing. Given the circumstances, I'll defer to him.

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Jay Bookman writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.