CSPC: The Beatles Popularity Analysis


Physical Singles Sales – Part 2
A Hard Day’s Night (1964) – 2,955,000 equivalent albums

A Hard Day’s Night – 3,750,000
Should Have Known Better – 400,000
And I Love Her – 900,000
Can’t Buy Me Love – 4,300,000
I’ll Cry Instead – 500,000

Help! (1965) – 3,345,000 equivalent albums

Help! – 4,400,000
Ticket to Ride – 3,350,000
Yesterday – 3,400,000

Those two soundtrack albums had the advantage to be issued almost everywhere with the same singles being available in many countries. The result is mind-blowing with 5 songs from those LPs moving past 3 million copies each, a figure hardly ever reached by other artists. The 8 singles listed on this page combine for a huge 21 million units sold.

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Carmen T

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No wonder they are not considered one of the best groups ever, BUT THE BEST:)
Three things in this world that is precious, and we are lucky to enjoy.
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Is it true that data from other markets such as USSR/Russia and Philippines are still needed to be added in The Beatles sales? And will you pls confirm if Long Tall Sally sales were already included in your analysis or is that part still missing?

Thank you!


MARTIN!!!!!!!! 😍😍

or MJD


No, data from those markets has been accounted for. When an update is performed, we will look to see if any additional information/knowledge has come to light, which certainly has with regards to the USSR and adjusted numbers accordingly.

Not sure what you mean, with regards to LTS.

Last edited 2 months ago by Martin

Martin, thank you 😍 🤗


What do you mean by it will probably downgrade their traditional albums? Can you please elaborate on this? Will it not increase their CSPS since sales were missing from these countries?

Thank you, MJD 😍


So the missing data would not increase their sales but to allocate them properly?

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