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Randy Meisner


He co-founded, played bass for, and sang support vocals for the vintage rock-band, The Eagles, the group known for tunes like “Resort California.” He worked well as a support vocalist so that as a program musician. He made an appearance in the film, The World’s Greatest Albums: Eagles: Desperado. He grew up with his old sister by his parents, sharecroppers Herman and Emilie Meisner. He was wedded to Jennifer Barton from 1963 to 1981 and Lana Meisner from 1996 to 2016. He published the hit track “Consider It towards the Limit,” which he performed with Glenn Frey.

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Full Name Randy Meisner
Date Of Birth March 8, 1946
Place Of Birth Scottsbluff, NE
Profession Rock Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Lana Meisner, Jennifer Barton
Children Dana Scott Meisner, Eric Shane Meisner, Heather Leigh Meisner
Parents Herman Meisner, Emilie Meisner
Music Groups Eagles, Black Tie
Movies History of the Eagles Part One, The World's Greatest Albums: Eagles: Desperado
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1Former member of 1960s rock band Poco.
2Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 (as a member of The Eagles).



History of the Eagles2013TV Mini-Series documentary writer: "Tryin'", "Certain Kind of Fool", "Too Many Hands", "Take it to the Limit"
Dancing with the Stars2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Eagles: The Farewell 1 Tour - Live from Melbourne2005Video writer: "Take It to the Limit"
Vertical Limit2000writer: "Take It To The Limit"
Space Cowboys2000writer: "TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT"
FM1978performer: "Bad Man"



History of the Eagles2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
A '70s Celebration: The Beat Is Back1993TV SpecialHimself
Richard Marx Live1987TV Movie documentaryHimself
In Concert1973TV SeriesHimself - bass guitar

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Never Mind the Buzzcocks1998TV SeriesHimself

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