CSPC: The Beatles Popularity Analysis

Remaining Long Format Part 2 – US Albums #2

Continuing to go through their US albums, we face four additional million sellers. Issued in 1964/1966, they cover mostly songs from A Hard Day’s Night, Beatles For Sale and Help!. We can notice that Beatles for Sale generated more than 3 million sales through Beatles ’65 and Beatles VI, both of which sold a lot of copies on the back of its hits.

Once again, Orphan songs appear to be a tremendous addition to those packages. The situation we started to pass by when checking singles sales is visible again – the Beatles have not one but two discographies, their studio album outputs plus their stand-alone hits. That sounds quite theoretical but brings a real and massive difference to their final total as we are going to see.

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Tom Riise

An update on The Beatles would be great.

Eric Williams

BFD on amount of records sold. Theres more people in the world. All these groups/people are playing because of the BEATLES. I bought my first guitar from a guys living room. I traded my flute in for an electric guitar, at Jacks Drum Shop, after Feb. 1964 when they were on Ed Sullivan. There was no Guitar Center, or anything like that. Since the BEATLES, everyone and their brother play guitar.

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