History about Eagles Music Rock Band "Greatest Hits". Eagles - Greatest Hits is a collection of solo rock songs performed by Eagles, a rock band in America. The music album is a 43-minute playing album, which is a compilation of songs performed during the period from 1971 to 1975, and it was released during 1976. The album was jointly produced by Bill Szymczyk, who is an American technical engineer and music producer, and Glyn Johns, who is an English recording engineer, musician and record producer. About 29 million copies of the album have been transported in the domestic music market up to November 2012, making it coupled with the Thriller music album of Michael Jackson. Greatest Hits is considered the best-selling music album in the United States. Through a supplementary 13 million copies globally, for a sum of 42 million copies, this music album is the third-top selling album next to the Thriller music album of Michael Jackson and The Dark Side of the Moon of an English rock group, Pink Floyd, in the history of the music industry.
Eagles - Greatest Hits includes nine greatest-selling solos, including "Desperado", which had not at all been released formerly as an A-side. All solo tracks, except "Tequila Sunrise" charted in the leading 40, with the five in the leading ten, and "Best of My Love" and "One of These Nights", both leading the solos chart. By means of such airplay achievement over the period of four years, the Eagles band turned out to be a formidable existence on the commercial radio of America during the 1970s, and Eagles - Greatest Hits debuted at figure four on the album chart of the Billboard 200 during its release and peaked at the first position afterward.
Consistent with the website of the Recording Industry Association of America, on the 24th February 1976, the music album attained the merit of being the first to get the Platinum award of the RIAA website, which was started in 1976, in appreciation of one million consignments in the United States.
During August 1990, Eagles - Greatest Hits was licensed 12× Platinum, and on the 10th of November 1999, the album turned out to be the all-time greatest-selling music album in the United States. In a radio interview in 2001, Randy Meisner, an American singer, musician and songwriter, exposed neither he nor Bernie Leadon, an American songwriter and musician, were even informed about the record-breaking award offered to them during 1999.
On the 30th of January 2006, the album was certified at 29× Multi Platinum, and as of today, it has sold more than 42 million copies all over the world. Eagles - Greatest Hits is listed at number 1 on the "Top 100 Albums" of the Recording Industry Association of America. The album reached its peak on the charts during 1976 when it was rated number 1 on The Billboard 200.
After 10 months of the release of Eagles - Greatest Hits, Eagles released, Hotel California, their second most admired album on the 8th of December 1976. The band released their first best hits album earlier than they even released their most well-liked album. As this was the greatest hits album, there was no promotional trip. Actually, after releasing this album directly, Eagles commenced their work on their next music album, Hotel California. This music album was assumed on Sputnik Music to be a leftover, pending the release of their next music album.