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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