Video: The Eagles' 'Hotel California' Made Into 407-Foot Vinyl Album

The Eagles' classic 1976 album, Hotel California, has been made into a gigantic vinyl record.

The disc was created to celebrate the reopening of the Los Angeles Forum — and the Eagles' six-show residency at the venue, which is scheduled for later this month.

The massive album, which has a diameter of 407 feet, covers about 5.5 acres. The record even spins; it revolves at 17 mph, but, says Rolling Stone, doesn't play music (which is sort of obvious).

If you don't believe us, check out the handy video below, which documents the building of the record. It also provides an endless list of facts pertaining to the gigantic album. Enjoy — and think big!

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.