Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits

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Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits
Don Henley - Actual Miles-Henley's Greatest Hits.jpg
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedNovember 21, 1995 (1995-11-21)
Recorded1982–95
GenreRock, hard rock
Length73:02
LabelGeffen
ProducerDon Henley, Mike Campbell, John Corey, Bruce Hornsby, Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi, Stan Lynch
Don Henley chronology
The End of the Innocence
(1989)
Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits
(1995)
Inside Job
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits is the first greatest hits compilation album by American singer-songwriter Don Henley, released in 1995. The album was the first compilation album released by Henley and it covered hits from all three of his solo albums throughout the 1980s. The album features three new songs, "The Garden of Allah", "You Don't Know Me at All", and Henley's cover of "Everybody Knows". The collection peaked at No. 48 on the charts and reached platinum status. "The Garden of Allah" reached No. 16 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dirty Laundry" (Henley, Danny Kortchmar) – 5:36
  2. "The Boys of Summer" (Mike Campbell, Henley) – 4:45
  3. "All She Wants to Do Is Dance" (Kortchmar) – 4:28
  4. "Not Enough Love in the World" (Henley, Kortchmar, Benmont Tench) – 3:54
  5. "Sunset Grill" (Henley, Kortchmar, Tench) – 6:22
  6. "The End of the Innocence" (Henley, Bruce Hornsby) – 5:14
  7. "The Last Worthless Evening" (John Corey, Henley, Stan Lynch) – 6:05
  8. "New York Minute" (Henley, Kortchmar, Jai Winding) – 6:34
  9. "I Will Not Go Quietly" (Henley, Kortchmar) – 5:41
  10. "The Heart of the Matter" (Campbell, Henley, J.D. Souther) – 5:21
  11. "The Garden of Allah" (Corey, Paul Gurian, Henley, Lynch) – 7:02
  12. "You Don't Know Me at All" (Corey, Henley, Lynch) – 5:36
  13. "Everybody Knows" (Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson) – 6:10

Album cover[edit]

The photograph on the cover half-jokingly depicts Henley as a cigar-smoking used car salesman, which Don himself was asked about by David Letterman following a 1995 performance on The Late Show. Henley replied that the picture and album title was a subtle satire on the recording business.

Charts[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1995 "The Garden of Allah" Mainstream Rock Tracks 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits at AllMusic
  2. ^ Billboard. Billboard. December 23, 1995. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
  3. ^ "Charts.nz – Don Henley – Actual Miles - Henley's Greatest Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved June 11, 2021.
  4. ^ "Don Henley Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved June 11, 2021.
  5. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 1996". Billboard. Archived from the original on January 23, 2015. Retrieved June 11, 2021.