Song Details More songs by Eagles
Heartache Tonight
Eagles 1979 Heartache Tonight 45

Somebody’s gonna hurt someone
Before the night is through
Somebody’s gonna come undone
There’s nothin’ we can do

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1979 for one week
  • peaked at No. 40 on the UK Singles chart in 1979
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the Eagles' sixth studio album, The Long Run (1979)
  • 1979 Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance By A Group
  • the fifth and final No. 1 hit for the Eagles
  • on the record:
       Glenn Frey- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
       Don Henley- drums, backing vocals
       Joe Walsh- slide guitar
       Don Felder- rhythm guitar
       Timothy B. Schmit- bass guitar, backing vocals
       Bob Seger- backing vocals
  • written by Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bob Seger and J. D. Souther
  • produced by Bill Szymczyk
For content suggestions or to report problems with the site, contact us via email at: