Randy Meisner dies at 77


Famous L.A. Randy Meisner, one of the original members of the rock band, The Eagles, has breathed his last at the age of 77.

He was a talented vocalist and bassist, co-writing some of the band's most memorable songs.

Meissner's death was attributed to complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

This was confirmed via a statement released on The Eagles' official website. Here are five things worth knowing about Randy Meissner:

In 1971, Randy Meissner co-founded The Eagles with Glenn Frey, Don Henley, and Bernie Leadon.

This collaboration laid the foundation for the band's greater success in the country-rock genre.

With a soulful and soulful voice, Meissner was instrumental in shaping The Eagles' signature sound.

She contributed lead vocals and co-writing credits to several of his classic '70s albums, showcasing her vocal range and talent for crafting sweet tunes.