Joseph Fidler "Joe" Walsh (born Joseph Fidler; November 20, 1947) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He has previously been a member of three commercially successful bands: the James Gang, Barnstorm, and the Eagles. He has also experienced success both as a solo artist and prolific session musician. Walsh was ranked as Number 54 spot in the Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time."
Although known primarily as a guitarist, he also plays other instruments such as the keyboards, clarinet, mandolin, oboe, bagpipes, talk box, synthesiser, bass guitar and drums.