She Loves You named as best selling Beatles track

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It was only the band’s second number one, issued as Beatlemania was in its infancy, but newly compiled figures show She Loves You to be the biggest-selling Fab Four track released in the UK.

The 1963 single topped a chart of the act’s greatest sales tallies pushing its follow-up, I Want To Hold Your Hand, into second spot.

The Official Chart Company — which puts together the weekly Top 40 — has trawled its records to pull together an all-time bestseller list of the band’s singles, including the many re-releases over the years.

Despite the later acclaim for the band’s innovations and experimentation during the studio-bound years, the list is dominated by tracks up to and including 1965...

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