Do you own The Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975

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Do you own The Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975?

  1. Yes

    84 vote(s)
    48.3%
  2. Nop

    84 vote(s)
    48.3%
  3. Carrots are neither peaceful nor easy

    6 vote(s)
    3.4%
  1. elgecko

    elgecko

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    Part three of my "Do You Own [insert album]" series. :p

    The Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975. Dark Side of the Moon's contender for second best selling album of all time. Not really an album, another "best of/greatest hits" compilation of songs from their first four albums. I own(ed) cassette, CD, and mp3 copies of the album. I love it. If you sat me at a campfire and handed me a guitar, I could probably do the whole album in its entirety.

    My gut feeling is that The Eagles are a little too peaceful and too easy for more rock oriented TBers and as a whole, less of them own Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 than Dark Side, but more than Legend...somewhere around 83%
  2. Kmonk

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    I own it vinyl, cassette and cd.
  3. Rune Bivrin

    Rune Bivrin Supporting Member

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    I think I have all the underlying albums, so getting the "Greatest Hits" album doesn't make much sense.
  4. Papa Dangerous

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    I never was much of an Eagles fan. Was discussing this the other day. They are good and they have a following so I must not be hearing what others enjoy.
  5. millsbass5

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    I've owned all 3 myself. Hell, I believe everybody has. Even the hearing impaired, it's sold enough copies.





    :bag:
  6. Richland123

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  7. fjadams

    fjadams Supporting Member

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    No, none of their records.

    I can see how some could like their stuff, but just not for me.
  8. mimaz

    mimaz Gold Supporting Member

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    Of course.

    Vinyl, CD, mp3.
  9. bolophonic

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    I've heard enough of those songs for one lifetime.
  10. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

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    This.

    Don Henley makes me want to punch old ladies.
  11. bassbrad

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    I don't have the Eagles GH, because I have all the CDs and most on LP.
  12. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Non Serviam Supporting Member

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    This is the first of these threads that I've voted "no" in. My GF put a live album of theirs on my computer. Thank god for the skip button. ;)

    Hey Eagles fans, I'm just funnin'. To each their own. fjadams sums up my feelings nicely:

  13. elgecko

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    I totally get. This album has one foot (maybe both feet) firmly planted in "easy listening" territory and that's a huge turn off to a lot of folk.

    LOL! :p
  14. elgecko

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    My predictions suck! :atoz:

    This looks to be turning into the least owned album!
  15. Joebarnes

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    I tend to agree with the Dude on the eagles. (warning, language...)

  16. jerry

    jerry Definitely not trending Gold Supporting Member

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    +1, for me, same with Marley, I have most of his albums.
    I'm old, been able to buy most of this music in real time if you know what I mean.;) When I first bought an Eagles or Marley album, neither artist was that popular yet.
  17. TheOxRocks

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    I own all of their CD's, but had the GH on vinyl.
  18. Staccato

    Staccato Low End Advocate Supporting Member

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    Yep, the vinyl version. They played it on the radio so, so much in the 70's/80's by request, I'll can replay it in my head instead of buying a modern digital copy. ;)
  19. Robus

    Robus Supporting Member

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    3 for 3 so far. We must be of similar age.
  20. fjadams

    fjadams Supporting Member

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    John Sinclair once said that after hearing The Eagles first record he knew Rock & Roll was dying and never listened to it again for many many years.

    Understandable, that.

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