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Top selling albums of all time.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by suburbian bum, Mar 4, 2003.

  1. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 14,673 Likes Received: 3
    Top 10 selling albums of all time. A complete list is here: http://hometown.aol.com/PaulHry/music/riaa.html

    I found this list to be not what I expected.

    1.Eagles: Their Greatest Hits
    Asylum | 1976

    2.Michael Jackson: Thriller
    Epic | December 1982

    3.Pink Floyd: The Wall
    Columbia | 1979

    4.Led Zeppelin: Untitled (IV)
    Atlantic | 1971

    5.Billy Joel: Greatest Hits Volume I & II
    Columbia | 1985

    6.AC/DC: Back in Black
    Atlantic | 1980

    7.Shania Twain: Come on Over
    Mercury Nashville| 1997

    8.The Beatles: The Beatles [White Album]
    Apple | 1968

    9.Fleetwood Mac: Rumours
    Reprise | 1977

    10.Whitney Houston &Various Artists: The Bodyguard
    Arista | 1992
     
  2. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 14,673 Likes Received: 3
    Top selling singles, from same site.



    The All-Time Best Selling Singles
    The following singles have been certified by the RIAA for sales of 3 million units or more in the United States:

    1. Candle In The Wind 1997, Elton John, 11 million

    2. Tie: 4 million
    I Will Always Love You, Whitney Houston
    Macarena, Los Del Rio
    We Are The World, USA For Africa
    Whoomp! (There It Is), Tag Team
    Hey Jude, the Beatles
    Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel, Elvis Presley new certification as of July 1999

    6. Tie: 3 million
    How Do I Live, LeAnn Rimes
    Records:
    longest stay on the Hot 100 (69 weeks)
    longest stay in top 40 (61 weeks)
    longest stay in the top 10 (32 weeks)
    (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, Bryan Adams

    Gangsta's Paradise, Coolio
    I'll Be Missing You, Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
    Love Me Tender/Any Way You Want Me Elvis Presley new certification as of July 1999
     
  3. ctrl+alt+del

    ctrl+alt+del Guest

    WHOOMP! THERE IT IS! hahaha i remember that shit.

    and who woulda expected coolio to be on that list? damn....
     
  4. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    tag-team-back-again.... WHOOMP !

    so as a general rule... if you sing about dead people (Elton and Puff) = Chart toppers!
     
  5. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

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    Yeah, that elton john one was on sale at grocery stores it was seeling so good. I guess it was being sold as a charity benifit for an overly dramaticized death.
     
  6. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    we wrote it for a wannabe whore then revisited it for a wannabe saint.
     
  7. wiseguy

    wiseguy Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 1, 2002 Messages: 2,543 Likes Received: 1
    how many people still listen to these ones?
     
  8. krie

    krie Guest

    ^^^ Not I


    but go acdc!
     
  9. serpent of the light

    serpent of the light Member

    Joined: Sep 22, 2001 Messages: 650 Likes Received: 0
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