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suburbian bum

Top selling albums of all time.

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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

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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

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

 

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

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tag-team-back-again.... WHOOMP !

 

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

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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.

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Originally posted by suburbian bum

Top selling singles, from same site.

 

Macarena, Los Del Rio

 

Whoomp! (There It Is), Tag Team

how many people still listen to these ones?

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