How Did The Eagles’ ‘Greatest Hits’ Become the Best-Selling Album of the 20th Century?
Posted: 10:13 am Friday, February 17th, 2017
By Donna Donna
All day today on WBAB we’re celebrating the anniversary of the release of Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975. The album was released on February 17, 1976.
Over the years it has become the best-selling album of the 20th century in the United States, and it stayed the best selling-album in the U.S. for quite sometime until the death of Michael Jackson in 2009 when the ‘Thriller’ album surpassed it.
So how did the Eagles first greatest hits package become the monster album it is today? It’s an interesting story that the writers at mentalfloss.com explain HERE