The Eagles are one of the best-selling bands of all time. "Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)" is the third best-selling album of all time. The Eagles also kind of suck. Don’t believe me? Listen to "Disco Strangler" or "James Dean." Now, granted, some of the Eagles’ songs are downright fantastic, like "Already Gone" and "Take It Easy," though those are the exceptions, and not the rules. But if the Eagles suck, how did they achieve such staggering monetary success? ... None of the Eagles’ success occurred by accident. The primary reason the Eagles made so much money is because they set out to make it, and the band was run accordingly: like a business. ... READ THE RESTOriginally published April 21, 2015
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