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How Many Records Did the Beatles Actually Sell?

April 25th, 2009 by David Kronemyer · 2 Comments

In support of a recent post on musicindustrynewswire, here are the actual sales figures for the period 1964 – 1985:

Beatles Sales 1964 – 1985

This figure visually depicts the same information:


On the subject of Beatles’ bootlegs, see Charles Reinhart, You Can’t Do That – Beatles Bootlegs & Novelty Records (1981).  It has a total of 891 entries as of the date of publication.