500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

The Eagles, 'The Eagles'

368. The Eagles, 'The Eagles'

Asylum, 1972

This debut created a new template for laid-back L.A. country rock. Behind the band's mellow message – "Take It Easy," "Peaceful Easy Feeling" – was a relentless drive. "Everybody had to look good, sing good, play good and write good," Glenn Frey told Cameron Crowe in Rolling Stone.

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