The American rock band Eagles was formed in 1971, and their album The Greatest Hits (1971-1975) included the tracks from the first four albums after formation up to 1975. The album itself was released on February 17, 1976. Keep reading to discover some more interesting facts.
This compilation album represented the rock genre. The Greatest Hits (1971-1975) stood out by the received RIAA Platinum certification – this reward firstly appeared in 1976 for albums that reached 1 million copies sales in the USA. The album was number one on the US Billboard 200 and stayed at this position for five weeks. The Eagles` album is considered the best-selling album of the 20th century. However, Thriller by Michael Jackson outrun it soon. Nonetheless, in 2018, The Greatest Hits (1971-1975) returned the title of American best-selling album.
Produced by Glyn Johns and Bill Szymczyk, the Eagles` album was widely appreciated in the US and worldwide. The Eagles became the most recognizable rock band ever. Check up on the infographic below to find out some more.