RE: On a dark desert highway.......
Posted by: Paul ()
Date: November 03, 2000 03:28AM

Guys, I too have heard people claim that this song is about satanism. I can see how people who are really trying to make that connection can find a few lyrics to sort of fit that theme. Aleister Crowley was NOT in the album photo since he died 30 years before the album was released! :)

I know the guys in the Eagles actually hate this song because of all of the negative publicity this song has brought them. For the record, the song is actually about an insane asylum. I heard Don Henley explain this with much pain because of all of the controversy surrounding the song.

The Eagles certainly are not a Satanic band. One amusing note to add...I was a victim of this "Eagles=Cult" rumor when I was a kid. My sister believed this crap, told my mom, and the two of them smashed my Hotel California album with a hammer (never try this yourself - when they finally break, sharp shards of vinyl go flying everywhere like blinding pieces of shrapnel!!!) The funniest thing of all is that my Kiss Destroyer album somehow escaped this tragic fate! LOL! :)

Paul

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On a dark desert highway....... 172Jack11/02/2000 05:51PM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 113 Lil Al 11/02/2000 08:20PM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 128 Rogue 11/02/2000 09:42PM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 117 Susumu 11/02/2000 10:04PM
The song & satanism-more than you ever thought 131 Don 11/03/2000 02:29PM
RE: The song & satanism-more than you ever tho 130 Lil Al 11/04/2000 08:04AM
RE: Another religious rant... 102 Don 11/04/2000 01:16PM
RE: Another religious rant... 134 Lil Al 11/04/2000 02:47PM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 135 sfk kurt 11/02/2000 10:03PM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 106Captain Chaos11/02/2000 11:25PM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 134 Greasy Bananabuns 11/03/2000 05:34AM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 132 Big Bow Wow 11/03/2000 01:26AM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 103joe11/03/2000 01:44AM
It's true! 136Captain Chaos11/03/2000 02:29AM
RE: It's true! 126 Stimpy 11/03/2000 03:14AM
RE: On a dark desert highway.......115Paul11/03/2000 03:28AM
Bad news Paul! 128Captain Chaos11/03/2000 04:07AM
RE: Bad news Paul! 110 Tinger 11/03/2000 05:50AM
Thank you Tinger! 118Captain Chaos11/03/2000 06:22AM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 112 Richard 11/03/2000 06:46AM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 115 rtz 11/03/2000 01:12PM
I am finding great amuzement in your post ... 119 Big Bow Wow 11/04/2000 03:00AM
RE: On a dark desert highway....... 285John Q11/03/2000 04:51PM
Curiousity 111Captain Chaos11/03/2000 11:12PM
RE: Curiousity 128John Q11/04/2000 11:56AM
RE: The story... 126 Don 11/04/2000 01:26PM
RE: Kansas 113loo loo11/04/2000 06:06AM


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