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The Best Eagles Albums of All Time  

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Considered one of the best folk rock bands and soft rock bands, The Eagles are also known as one of the greatest rock bands of all time. List of the best Eagles albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Eagles discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Eagles albums can be found at the top of the list. The Eagles are a classic rock band that formed in Los Angeles in the early 1970s. At the core of the group were always guitarist/vocalist Glenn Frey and drummer/vocalist Don Henley. Sadly, Frey passed away in early 2016. 

To make it easy for you, we haven't included Eagles singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Eagles album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Eagles album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Eagles album of all time or the top Eagles albums, this list will answer your questions. It features Hotel California, Desperado, and The Long Run, among others. This list of popular Eagles CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eagles Albums of All Time
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1. Hotel California
2. New Kid in Town
3. Life in the Fast Lane
4. Wasted Time
5. Wasted Time (Reprise)
6. Victim of Love
7. Pretty Maids All in a Row
8. Try and Love Again"    Randy Meisner    Randy Meisner    5:10
9.  The Last Resort

Release Date: 1976

Artist: Eagles

Producer: Bob Ezrin

Tracks: Take it Easy, Life in the Fast Lane, Already Gone, New Kid in Town, Witchy Woman, Pretty Maids All in a Row, Try and Love Again, Lyin' Eyes, The Best of My Love, Victim of Love, Nightingale, I Wish You Peace, Wasted Time (reprise), New Kid in Town, Desperado, Victim of Love, Life in the Fast Lane, The Last Resort, Tequila Sunrise, One of These Nights, Hotel California, Wasted Time, Hotel California, Doolin-Dalton, Wasted Time

Length (mins): 01:11:34

Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock, Soft rock, Country rock, Funk rock

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One of These Nights is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eagles Albums of All Time
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1. One of These Nights
2. Too Many Hands
3. Hollywood Waltz
4. Journey of the Sorcerer
5. Lyin' Eyes
6. Take It to the Limit
7. Visions
8. After the Thrill is Gone
9. I Wish You Peace

Release Date: 1975

Artist: Eagles

Tracks: I Wish You Peace, Lyin’ Eyes, Take It to the Limit, Hollywood Waltz, Visions, After the Thrill Is Gone, Too Many Hands, Journey of the Sorcerer, One of These Nights

Genres (Music): Rock music, Country rock

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Desperado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eagles Albums of All Time
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1.  Doolin-Dalton
2. Twenty-One
3. Out of Control
4. Tequila Sunrise
5. Desperado
6. Certain Kind of Fool
7. Doolin-Dalton (Instrumental)
8. Outlaw Man
9. Saturday Night
10. Bitter Creek
11. Doolin-Dalton/Desperado (Reprise)

Release Date: 1972

Artist: Eagles

Tracks: On the Border, Bitter Creek, Life in the Fast Lane, The Disco Strangler, Those Shoes, I Wish You Peace, All Night Long, Witchy Woman, Those Shoes, Ol’ 55, Hotel California, Journey of the Sorcerer, Outlaw Man, Try and Love Again, Lyin’ Eyes, Doolin-Dalton / Desperado (reprise), Midnight Flyer, In the City, Saturday Night, The Best of My Love, Most of Us Are Sad, Take It to the Limit, James Dean, The Long Run, Nightingale, Wasted Time, New Kid in Town, Wasted Time (reprise), Desperado, Too Many Hands, Tryin', Pretty Maids All in a Row, Hollywood Waltz, Take the Devil, Out of Control, Chug All Night, Tequila Sunrise, Heartache Tonight, Already Gone, Peaceful Easy Feeling, Hotel California, Twenty-One, Doolin-Dalton (instrumental), Funky New Year, The Long Run, Wasted Time, Take It Easy, Is It True?, Earlybird, The Last Resort, King of Hollywood, After the Thrill Is Gone, Visions, Good Day in Hell, Certain Kind of Fool, Train Leaves Here This Morning, I Can't Tell You Why, One of These Nights, My Man, The Greeks Don't Want No Freaks

Genres (Music): Rock music, Country, Folk rock, Country rock, Bluegrass

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On the Border is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eagles Albums of All Time
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1. Already Gone
2. You Never Cry Like a Lover
3. Midnight Flyer
4. My Man
5. On the Border
6. James Dean
7. Ol' '55
8. Is It True?
9. Good Day in Hell
10. Best of My Love

Release Date: 1974

Artist: Eagles

Producer: Bill Szymczyk, Glyn Johns

Tracks: On the Border, My Man, Is It True?, James Dean, Midnight Flyer, The Best of My Love, Ol’ 55, You Never Cry Like a Lover, Good Day in Hell, Already Gone

Length (mins): 00:40:27

Genres (Music): Rock music, Country rock

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