The Beatles Score Top 10 Debut With New BBC Album

(hennemusic) The Beatles have debuted at No. 7 on the US Billboard 200 album chart with their newly-released "On Air - Live At the BBC Vol. 2" package. The set sold 37,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, giving the band their 31st US Top 10 album, according to Billboard.

"On Air - Live At the BBC Vol. 2" features 63 tracks, none of which overlaps with The Beatles' first BBC set, including 37 previously unreleased performances and 23 previously unreleased recordings of in-studio banter and conversation between the band's members and their BBC radio hosts.

Between March 1962 and June 1965, no fewer than 275 unique musical performances by The Beatles were broadcast by the BBC in the U.K.; the group played songs on 39 radio shows in 1963 alone. more on this story

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