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'Thriller' may take title from Eagles

July 20, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Michael Jackson's album "Thriller" is seeing soaring sales and is poised to overtake the all-time best-selling album in the U.S., the Eagles "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975."The Eagles' album has gone platinum 29 times, but "Thriller" is just a notch behind, having gone platinum 28 times and selling 28 million copies.

Industry experts say Jackson's death, combined with Sony Music's distribution push, could put "Thriller" sales ahead of the Eagles' sales.

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