He has experienced success both as a solo artist and prolific session musician. Walsh is ranked at the Number 54 spot in the Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." Walsh was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Eagles in 1998, the first year they were nominated.
The guitar solo on the track, Hotel California by Walsh and Don Felder was in 1998 by Guitarist magazine selected as the best guitar solo of all time, and again in 1998 by Guitar Magazine at eighth of the Top 100 Guitar Solos.
But what many don't know is that Walsh (WB6ACU) is a Ham Radio enthusiast. Here he talks about his hobby: