Take It to the Limit (Eagles song)

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"Take It to the Limit"
Single by Eagles
from the album One of These Nights
B-side"After the Thrill Is Gone"
ReleasedNovember 15, 1975
GenreSoft rock, country rock[1]
Length3:48 (Single Version)
4:48 (Album Version)
Producer(s)Bill Szymczyk
Eagles singles chronology
"Lyin' Eyes"
"Take It to the Limit"
"New Kid in Town"

"Take It to the Limit" is a 1975 song by the Eagles and is the third single from their fourth studio album One of These Nights. It went to number 4 in the United States, number 16 in Canada, number 12 in the United Kingdom, number 30 in Australia and number 23 in New Zealand.

Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings version[change | change source]

"Take It to the Limit"
Single by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings
from the album Take It to the Limit
B-side"'Til I Gain Control Again"
ReleasedOctober 8, 1983
Songwriter(s)Randy Meisner, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
Producer(s)Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings
Willie Nelson singles chronology
"Why Do I Have to Choose"
"Take It to the Limit"
"Without a Song"
Waylon Jennings singles chronology
"Hold On, I'm Comin'"
"Take It to the Limit"
"The Conversation"

In 1983, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson covered Take It to the Limit for Nelson's album Take It to the Limit. It topped the country singles chart in Canada.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Goldsmith, Melissa Ursula Dawn (2019). Listen to Classic Rock! Exploring a Musical Genre. p. 107. ISBN 9781440865794.