The Beatles' Million Sellers

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The Beatles' Million Sellers
Million Sellers-Beatles.jpg
EP by the Beatles
Released 6 December 1965
Recorded 1965, EMI Studios, London
Genre Rock
Label Parlophone
Producer George Martin
The Beatles EP chronology
Beatles for Sale No. 2
(1965)
The Beatles' Million Sellers
(1965)
Yesterday
(1966)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

The Beatles' Million Sellers was an EP by the Beatles, released 6 December 1965. The EP was only released in mono with the catalogue number Parlophone GEP 8946. It was also released in New Zealand.[2] The EP consists of songs released by the Beatles, that sold over 1 million copies each, the highest being She Loves You, which sold 1.89 million copies.[citation needed]

All four tracks had previously been #1 hit singles in the UK chart and apart from Can't Buy Me Love had not appeared on any previous studio album so the EP effectively served both as a catch-up for new listeners as well as being the nearest thing to a greatest album the group's homeland had seen up to this point. The band's first UK compilation album A Collection of Beatles Oldies would be released in December of the following year.

Background[edit]

The Beatles' Million Sellers is the tenth EP released by the Beatles. The EP includes four songs, all released in 1963 & 1964. The combined sales of all four singles combined, was over 27 million copies sold worldwide, as of 2007. These songs all rank in the top 30 UK Million-Selling Singles They were listed as No.'s 8,14,20, and 28 (in the order of the track listing). The EP itself was No. 1 for 4 weeks in 1966, two weeks in February, then two separate weeks in March.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Lennon/McCartney.

Side A
  1. "She Loves You" - 2:19
  2. "I Want to Hold Your Hand"[3] - 2:24
Side B
  1. "Can't Buy Me Love" - 2:15
  2. "I Feel Fine" - 2:20

Personnel[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r820704
  2. ^ "Beatles, The – The Beatles' Million Sellers at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Beatles' Million Sellers". The Beatles Studio. Retrieved 2009-09-20.