Kids, this is a track that set off covers at least as regards to sampling into reggae covers. Original song was by and known as Eagles, the now late Majek Fashek also known as The Rainmaker put an impressive reggae spin.
Interesting Frank Ocean and 112 have also sampled this record. It was written by Don Felder, Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
The Rainmaker lives on! Listen to Majek Fashek’s Hotel California’ below:
Then enjoy a tribute remake for The Rainmaker’s smash ‘Send Down the Rain’ by Timi Dakolo: