After finding out recently that he wasn't allowed to play songs by The Eagles on his show, David Letterman took five minutes to ponder the whole ordeal (see below).

The Late Show host turned to his trusty sidekick and bandleader Paul Shaffer and innocently asked if he knew how expensive it would be to play one Eagles song on air. "It's too expensive," Shaffer answered. He then guessed that one song would cost the show about $1,000. Letterman quickly suggests that Shaffer play his favorite Eagles song, much to the displeasure of one concerned producer. "They won't give us a number, they just said no," the producer said in a panic. "The licensing people just said no."

Letterman apparently doesn't like being told what he can and can't do on his show because the comedian continued to play with the idea of hearing some Eagles tunes. At the two-minute mark, Letterman grins like he's up to no good. "Paul, aren't you just now really dying to play an Eagles song?" he asked. The back-and-forth continues until Letterman abruptly ends the bit. "You know what, I'm not that interested anymore."

In April, the TV staple announced that he would be retiring from The Late Show in 2015. "The man who owns this network, Leslie Moonves, he and I have had a relationship for years and years and years, and we have had this conversation in the past, and we agreed that we would work together on this circumstance and the timing of this circumstance," he said on the show. "And I phoned him just before the program, and I said 'Leslie, it's been great, you've been great, and the network has been great, but I'm retiring."

Fellow talk show funnyman Stephen Colbert will takeover for Letterman.