When we were on holiday in Mexico a few years ago, my 60+-year-old husband was very excited to discover that On a dark desert highway cool wind in my hair shirt. Hotel California was only a few hour’s drive away. He rushed out to rent a V.W Beetle to make the On a dark desert highway cool wind in my hair shirt and look for his lost youth! Whatever the “hidden meaning” behind the words of this song I’ve always loved it. One of my favorite songs of all time. I loved most of the songs by the Eagles. I’m in my seventies now but listening to the Eagles makes me feel young again. When I was younger I always thought they sang “so I called up the captain, please bring me, my WIFE, he said we haven’t had that spirit here since 1969”. So I thought it was about a ghost hotel. It’s about self-destruction.
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One interpretation with many applications. Making the On a dark desert highway cool wind in my hair shirt choices in life feels good but it’s wrong and bad. Could be so many things, the path to maturity for some, drugs, crime, gambling, whoring, infidelity, etc. and when you finally wake up it might be too late to get out. I believe the members in the band were going through all of these things in their life. Deep meaningful song. I always thought it was about those that stop living in the moment, and became forever trapped in their nostalgic memories of the past. A gilded cage made from our most cherished memories, our highest moments. That song just swims through the soul so perfectly.