I’m not sure how much more can be said on this topic, but the discussion that ensued when it was first posted is still a joy for me to read. Hopefully those of you new to this thread will feel likewise. And maybe you’ll share in my undying hatred for (The) Eagles.
This post initially appeared 4/24/07.
Townsman Mwall has requested that we take the following question to the Main Stage, and now we heed his call.
I’d love to hear the reasoning about “Hotel California” as a “horrible song.” Here in southern California, it’s the absolutely essential song for defining the whole pop culture of the place. I look forward–I mean this really–to hearing what’s horrible about it.
In case you can’t recall how that number goes (after some touching backstage moments)…