The low point arguably occurred July 31,when the group — already worn down after the interminable process of recording 's The Long Run — wound up its tour in support of the album with a benefit show in support Fist of frey California Senator Alan Cranston. When bassist Timothy B. At that point it ended, and life goes on," Frey shrugged years later. It was perhaps never more volatile than the night of the Cranston show, which ended with a smashed guitar and a limo speeding off into the night. Fist of frey called Frey the following day, Frey told him the Eagles were finished.