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The Beatles, The Grateful Dead, Bryan Adams and more.
Paul McCartney was joined by Taylor Swift, Jimmy Fallon, Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi on The Beatles’ “I Saw Her Standing There” at the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special after-party Sunday night.
The Beatles‘ 1, their collection of number-one songs, has sold more than a thousand copies a week since its release in November 2000 — 743 weeks.
With the Rihanna song “FourFiveSeconds,” featuring Paul McCartney and Kanye West, going to number-one in Australia, it makes Macca the oldest person (72) to have a number-one song Down Under.
The Grateful Dead‘s latest release in its Dave’s Picks series, Volume 13: Winterland, San Francisco, CA – 2/24/74, debuts at number-32 on the Billboard album chart, giving the Dead their 66th chart entry.
Jeff Lynne‘s performance on the Grammy Awards last week with Ed Sheeran resulted in a 224-percent increase in sales for ELO‘s hits collection, All Over the World.
Bryan Adams in Concert will start airing on Great Performances on PBS starting March 2nd.