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George Harrison Song Takes the Lead as Beatles Tracks Flood iTunes Charts

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Now that the BEATLES are finally on iTunes, the songwriting genius of JOHN LENNON and PAUL MCCARTNEY can finally be digitally downloaded.  But they're going to have to get in line behind the songwriting genius of GEORGE HARRISON. 

According to Billboard, after one full day of iTunes availability, the Beatles have placed 52 songs in the Top 200 downloads, but the highest-ranked one is, surprisingly, "Here Comes the Sun" -- a George Harrison composition -- at #16.  That's followed by a Lennon/McCartney number, "Let It Be," at #20.  The next highest-ranked Beatles downloads are "In My Life" at #22, "Blackbird" at #32, "Come Together" at #35 and "Hey Jude" at #44.

On the album side, Billboard reports that the band's Abbey Road is the best-seller of their catalog, ranking at #7 on iTunes top albums chart, followed by The Beatles -- which everyone calls "The White album" -- at #8.  Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is #9, and the Beatles Box Set, which includes all 13 of their studio albums, is ranked #11.  The least popular Beatles album so far is Yellow Submarine, in at #49.


 

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