Eagles - Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) (1976)

Reason for Listening:
#156 on the Billboard 200 (Week of 20201010). Weeks on Chart greater than 2x the rank.
Last Week: 146 | Peak: 1 | Weeks on Chart: 346 Billboard Listing: Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) - Eagles - [similar to below album cover]
When it comes ot the Eagles, I think of "Hotel California" (which was released in 1977 and not on therefore not on this compilation album). However, they really have a lot of great hits, many which I've heard while growing up.
Released 19760217.
10 songs. 43:08. Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) (1976)
First listen. 2013 Remaster.
"Lyin' Eyes" actually sounds like "Take It Easy." [Apparently Glenn Frey did a live medley of "Lyin' Eyes / Take It Easy"]
I suppose "The Best of My Love" could be a "2."

2: "Take It Easy"; "Lyin' Eyes"; "Take It to the Limit"; "Peaceful Easy Feeling";
1: "Witch Woman"; "Desperado"; "The Best of My Love";
0: "Already Gone"; "One of these Nights"; "Tequila Sunrise";

Overall, I like how - despite being a compilation album - this album has a cohesive sound. It's also has a calming vibe, which is different from what I typically listen to nowadays - high energy pop music. This makes it a little hard for me to rate. Technically, my rating system is based on how likely I would personally listen to the entire album. Because the album is so good, I could imagine myself listening to the entire album, but in reality I probably wouldn't because it falls out of my current genre preference. All things considered, I think I will give it a 4.8 out of 5.

Choosing a favorite on this album required some deliberation. Quickly going through and listening to snippets of the songs which I had rated a "2," I gravitated towards "Take It Easy." Of course, it's probably the most well-known to me out of the various songs on the album. I suppose there's no harm in that.

Overall Rating: 4.8/5
Favorite Song: "Take It Easy"

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