From comedians to singers, and even from pro wrestlers, celebrities from across the entertainment spectrum tweeted tributes to deceased Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey moments after his passing was announced Monday.
The man who co-wrote Hotel California had several stars thanking him for helping to create the soundtracks of their lives.
Rest well Glenn Frey. So grateful for the soundtrack you gave my life. My love to all who knew him.
— Melissa Gilbert (@MEGBusfield) January 18, 2016
R.I.P. Glenn Frey. The Eagles are the soundtrack to my life and a lot of other people as well. You will be missed and thanks for the music.
— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) January 18, 2016
Other celebrities remembered spending time with the talented singer:
SHOCKED to report the death of GLENN FREY. Eagle & brilliant songwriter. We shared some memories at RRHOF. Shocked.. pic.twitter长沙桑拿/0uVYgaKVIT
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) January 18, 2016
MT: Shocker. My friend from the early days, and important member of Eagles, has died. We loved you, Glenn Frey.
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) January 18, 2016
Glenn Frey. I’m shocked. A brilliant songwriter and a really good guy. Talented, funny, cynical and sweet. – Huey pic.twitter长沙桑拿/fgFVlZOEnX
— Huey Lewis (@Huey_Lewis_News) January 18, 2016
So sad to hear of the passing of Glenn Frey. I had the great pleasure of knowing him and he was beyond gracious. Praying for his family. RIP
— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) January 18, 2016
A photo from the day I first met Glenn Frey and got to be an “Eagle” for a day. -1993 pic.twitter长沙桑拿/gur4seY9qH
— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) January 18, 2016
Some celebs sent out messages quoting Frey’s lyrics:
….sigh Glenn Frey belongs to the city still. damn man. all these legends man…..#TheEagles
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) January 18, 2016
“It may be rainin’, but there’s a rainbow above you.” We love you, #Glenn Frey.
— Rita Wilson (@RitaWilson) January 18, 2016
From country stars to pop icons, the tributes came from far and wide: (mentioned comics in lede)
So saddened and shocked by the loss of Glenn Frey. Thank you for the music that paved the way for so many others.
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) January 18, 2016
Man bummed to hear about this. Grateful for the brilliance he created. Thank you brother. #RIPFrey #Eagles https://t.co/MO87cKFsrR
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) January 18, 2016
Glenn Frey, you will be sorely missed. Thank you for all you gave us.
— Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) January 18, 2016
“Life In the Fast Lane” blaring now as LeBron and Steph go through pregame warmups at The Q. RIP to the one and only Glenn Frey
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) January 18, 2016
R.I. P. Glenn Frey. Deepest condolences to his family and #Eagles.
— Carole King (@Carole_King) January 18, 2016
RIP, Glenn Frey. Travel to the stars safely, bro. pic.twitter长沙桑拿/jVDPy5zkLe
— Ryan Adams (@TheRyanAdams) January 18, 2016