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On The Border (album) by Eagles 

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On The Border
On The Border by Eagles (1974)
Overall rank: 7,318th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 80 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1974 (120th)
Top albums of the 1970s (1,208th)
Best albums of all time (7,318th)

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Eagles bestography

On The Border is ranked 10th best out of 14 albums by Eagles on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Eagles is Hotel California which is ranked number 189 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 11,444.

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Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 80 votes)
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65/100
11/28/2016 00:27
69/100
 
70/100
10/26/2016 02:32
73/100
 
75/100
08/01/2016 00:38
73/100
 
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80/100
 
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05/22/2016 23:19
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From garycottier 06/14/2016 23:29
Possibly my favourite Eagles album. On the border, features some excellent tracks. Already gone, is a great opener, the Gram Parsons tribute, my man, is utterly beautiful, and there's a nice cover of Tom Waits' ol'55. James Dean, is probably the weakest song, a generic rocker, but the rest is fine. Enjoyable record.
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From Coconut 02/04/2016 23:12
This is believe their weakest record. A few good tracks but generally uninspired.
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From gtroda 02/03/2015 04:14
Already Gone is the best song ever made with cheesy lyrics. Best of My Love, Ol' 55, and the title track are all classics as well.
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From junodog4 11/08/2014 22:55
The easiest Eagles album to ignore. Nothing special.
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From mlane5 03/18/2013 22:43
Very good album.
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From Bork 01/06/2012 05:04
Eagles never made a great album but this one still belongs on the bottom half of their catalog. They had some good songs but were always a tad dull and On the Border may be the highpoint of that dullness. The cover of Ol' 55 is incredibly pale compared to the original. Listenable, but definitely skippable.
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