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

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by elgecko, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Yes

    84 vote(s)
  2. Nop

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

    6 vote(s)
  1. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA

    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


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings
    I own it vinyl, cassette and cd.
  3. Rune Bivrin

    Rune Bivrin Supporting Member

    Oct 2, 2006
    Huddinge, Sweden
    I think I have all the underlying albums, so getting the "Greatest Hits" album doesn't make much sense.
  4. Papa Dangerous

    Papa Dangerous

    Feb 1, 2011
    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. I've owned all 3 myself. Hell, I believe everybody has. Even the hearing impaired, it's sold enough copies.

  6. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
  7. fjadams

    fjadams Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2011
    Danbury, CT
    No, none of their records.

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


    Mar 1, 2005
    Wheeling WV
    Endorsing Artist: Crook Custom Guitars
    Of course.

    Vinyl, CD, mp3.
  9. bolophonic


    Dec 10, 2009
    Durham, NC
    I've heard enough of those songs for one lifetime.
  10. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2007

    Don Henley makes me want to punch old ladies.
  11. I don't have the Eagles GH, because I have all the CDs and most on LP.
  12. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Aug 11, 2012
    Upstate NY, USA
    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


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    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


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    My predictions suck! :atoz:

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


    Oct 4, 2011
    Surrey, BC
    I tend to agree with the Dude on the eagles. (warning, language...)

  16. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    +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. I own all of their CD's, but had the GH on vinyl.
  18. Staccato

    Staccato Low End Advocate

    Aug 14, 2009
    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


    Aug 25, 2013
    Chicago Area
    3 for 3 so far. We must be of similar age.
  20. fjadams

    fjadams Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2011
    Danbury, CT
    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.