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Glenn Frey passed away on January 18, 2016. Frey’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career is littered with credits, primarily from The Eagles. However, he has made a number of other appearances on other albums.

In honor of Frey’s life and career, here’s a brief look at six lesser-known credits from his career.

  • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - 'Stranger In Town'

    Frey and Seger went back and knew each other from the local Detroit music scene. Frey appeared on a number of Seger albums including 1978’s Stranger in Town¬†where he provided the guitar solo on “Till It Shines.”

  • Elton John - '21 at 33'

    Frey provided backing vocals on “White Lady White Powder” from Sir Elton’s 1980 album.

  • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - 'Against The Wind'

    Frey provided backing vocals on two tracks from Seger’s 1980 studio album: “Fire Lake” and “Against the Wind.”

  • Jimmy Buffett - 'Last Mango in Paris'

    Frey co-wrote “Gypsies in the Palace” from Buffett’s 1985 studio album and also provided additional vocals on the track.

  • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - 'The Distance'

    Frey provided backing vocals on “Shame on the Moon” from Seger’s 1982 studio album.

  • 'Ghostbusters II' soundtrack

    Frey contributed the track “Flip City” to the soundtrack to 1989’s Ghostbusters II.

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