Top 10 Best Songs By The Eagles

the eagles top songsNo matter if your taste runs to country rock or a sound with a bit of a harder edge, The Eagles will have something in their vast repertoire of great music to satisfy your tastes. The sound of this exceptional band has lasted for decades without becoming stale – and they’res till wowing audiences cross the world with their live shows.

Here are ten of the Eagles’ greatest musical accomplishments.

#1 Hotel California.

For some music lovers this song has simply been done to death – but for others they still enjoy this classic from 1976 – from the album of the same name.

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#2 Take It Easy.

From their 1972 Album ‘Eagles’ this was the band’s first single.

#3 Take It To The Limit.

From the album ‘One of these nights’ released in 1975 the vocal artistry of this exceptional music makes it clear why The Eagles remain popular for group vocal impact.

#4 Lyin Eyes.

Another great vocal performance in an easy listening classic. Winner of the 1975 ‘Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group’ this is one that will never get old as a late night listening stalwart.

#5 Best Of My Love.

This classic went straight to number one of the Billboard ‘Hot 100’ in 1975 – the first of the Eagles songs to achieve that, and it wouldn’t be the last. Great vocals by lead Don Henley. From the album ‘On the Border’ released in 1974.

#6 Heartache Tonight.

From the album ‘The Long Run’ released in 1979. Vocals by Glen Frey give this song an understated menace that still gets audiences going nearly 40 years later.

#7 Desperado.

From the album of the same name released in 1973 this song is a ballad that can stand toe to toe with the best. Great guitar work and an understated vocal performance by Don Henley make it easy listening at its best.

#8 The Long Run.

From the album with the same name released in 1979. Although this was the last gasp of the 70’s this classic never made it into cult status like Hotel California – but it’s still a great tune. As usual Don Henley shines.

#9 Already Gone.

From ‘On the Border’ released in 1974 this song was one of the highlights that showed new member Don Felder’s great guitar skills. One of the few songs that wasn’t written by a member of the group.

#10 Life In The Fast Lane.

If there was ever a song that showed that The Eagles could move from country rock to rock proper it’s this fast paced number. Found on ‘Hotel California’ it balanced the balladic skills and storytelling ability showcased on this great album by this legendary band perfectly.

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