CSPC: Elvis Presley Popularity Analysis

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Physical Singles Sales – Part 6

As a reminder, the weighting is done with a 10 to 3 ratio between one album and one physical single.

Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old) (1971) – 279,000 equivalent albums

I Really Don’t Want to Know – 930,000

Love Letters from Elvis (1971) – 315,000 equivalent albums

Love Letters – 730,000
Life – 320,000

Elvis sings The Wonderful World of Christmas (1971) – 96,000 equivalent albums

It Won’t Seem Like Christmas (Without You) – 110,000
Merry Christmas Baby – 210,000

Elvis Now (1972) – 171,000 equivalent albums

Until It’s Time for You to Go – 570,000

He Touched Me (1972) – 33,000 equivalent albums

He Touched Me – 110,000

Elvis (1973) – 2,000 equivalent albums

Fool – 5,000

From 1971 the profile of Presley changed. He wasn’t a hit maker anymore. Instead, his albums were selling a lot of copies through budget lines, making singles less attractive. With the exception of Burning Love, a #2 hit in 1972, he never saw the top 10 again with his 27 last charted singles.

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