(Music Industry) Business analysis of an artist's career

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This paper looks at the financial zeniths and downfalls of the Music career of the Eagles in a business context.Apart from their popular music which has won over millions of fans in the past three decades the band has also generated a lot of revenue and profits .Today it is one of the highest grossing bands of the Music industry.The paper analyses the past and present music ventures of this band and their relative success ,given the amount of risk inherent in such experiments.Particular attnention is paid to its recent decision to start a business affiliation with Wal-Mart in the matter of its new Album.There is also a discussion on the legal battles surrounding the business and how they coul…

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They have worked under the Labels of Asylum, Geffen Records, Lost Highway, Universal and collaborated on business ventures with Poco, The Flying Burrito Brothers,Dillard & Clark,James Gang.The band consists of Glenn Frey,Don Henley,Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit.Some of the Band's former member's include Don Felder,Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon.1
The American Rock Band is a very successful business venture in terms of strategy and revenues and originate from in California .The Band currently boasts of five Number 1 singles and four Number 1 albums.The band gained immense popularity in the 1970s and its album was rated number 37 in the Rolling Stone list "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time".The business success of the band also reflects from the fact that the band was ranked number 75 on Rolling Stone's 2004 list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. ...
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