February 24, 1976. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Eagles[/lastfm] did something that had never been done before. It has to do with their first Greatest Hits album.
It was the first album ever to be certified platnium for sales of over 1,000,000 copies. As of today it has sold over 29,000,000 copies and is the seco biggest selling album of all time. Michael Jackson’s Thriller is the biggest album selling more than 30,000,000 copies.
Glen Frey and Don Henley recall one of the songs from the album they thought was a hit from the moment they finished it.