500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

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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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