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10 Things You Might Not Know About The Eagles

The Eagles were formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner and were one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s. At the end of the 20th century, two of their albums, Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) and Hotel California, were ranked among the 20 best-selling albums in the United States according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The Eagles are one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 150 million records – 100 million in the U.S. alone – including over 40 million copies of Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) and more than 30 million copies of Hotel California. “Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)” was the best selling album of the 20th century in the U.S. They are the fifth-highest-selling music act and highest-selling American band in U.S. history. No American band sold more records than the Eagles during the 1970s.

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  • Eagles, not the Eagles 3332
  • Jackson Browne 3336
  • Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) 3330
  • Hotel California 3331
  • Dethroning Led Zeppelin 3337
  • Breakup 3335
  • Hell Freezes Over 3338
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 3339
  • 150 Million and Counting 3334