Eagles Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show First

By: Maura / December 20, 2007

77407974.jpgApparently, Don Henley & Co. did the nation’s Super Bowl halftime show watchers a big favor: Instead of being jilted by the game’s halftime-show planning committee in favor of the much more tolerable Tom Petty, it turns out that they were the ones who turned down the appearance. Guess selling 3 million non-returnable CDs to Wal-Mart does make you a bit cocky! [Canadian Press]