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how many records did the beatles sell worldwide

It's a loaded question for many reason.  It's definitely over 250 million, but some claim 600 million, and other claim 2.3 BILLION.

Here's why it's hard to come up with one answer:
1) Some countries do not publish sales figures.
2) How do you count a double album?  As one album or two?
3) What do you mean by "record" sales?  Albums, singles, or both?

So as you can see, you're likely to get a different answer each time you ask, but it will always be a VERY high number.

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