In October 2004 Walsh undertook speaking engagements in New Zealand to warn against the dangers of substance abuse. 1960s and 1970s
In January 1968 he replaced Glen Schwartz as lead guitarist for the James Gang a five piece American band that rapidly became a power trio after the lead singer and keyboardist quit. In 2006 he donated an autographed guitar to the ARRL in Newington Connecticut for its charity auction.
Joseph Fidler "Joe" Walsh (born Joseph Fidler; November 20 1947) is an American musician songwriter record producer and actor. ". He holds the 54 spot in Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.