Top 25 Biggest Selling Albums Of All Time - How Many Do You Own?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Aar Gal, Jul 3, 2020.

  1. audiomixer

    audiomixer As Bald As The Beatles

    I do have the Meatloaf album, so 24/25.
     
  2. WisFish

    WisFish Dig Them Grooves

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    Just had to change my vote because a copy of Michael Jackson’s Dangerous was included in a cd lot I picked up. The only ones on the list I don’t have is the Celine Dion and Shania Twain.
     
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  3. 14 for me now as I've recently added Celine Dion to my collection.
     
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  4. rjp

    rjp Senior Member

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    i see that rock and roll hall of fame inductee whitney houston is doing quite well...cough cough.

    celine dion should get in within the next couple of years too.
     
  5. Dunedin

    Dunedin Forum Resident

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    Thirteen
     
  6. dwilpower

    dwilpower Forum Resident

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    Top 25 selling albums- where? US? UK? World?
     
  7. dwilpower

    dwilpower Forum Resident

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    What is the point of your comment?
     
  8. rjp

    rjp Senior Member

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    well, the point is that the people here on this website are some of the most knowledgeable people on earth when it comes to rock and roll music and a very miniscule amount of them own either houston's or dion's album and one is in the rock hall and i would not rule out the other as time goes on.

    so the point being that rock and roll music buyers do not buy those 2 albums, grandma's and mom's do to play in the minivan.

    sorry if you don't like what the numbers tell me, but numbers don't lie.

    and don't think for even a second that all those years at caesars palqace in las vegas didn't help boost those celine dion numbers immensely. as soon as they got home after seeing the show they got the CD's.
     
  9. audiomixer

    audiomixer As Bald As The Beatles

    First of all, "The Bodyguard" is a soundtrack album, although it did have a huge hit on it. Her first album, especially, deserves to be in that list instead. And this list is the "Top 25 Biggest selling Albums Of All Time".
    Not the "Top 25 Biggest Selling Rock And Roll Albums of All Time". And this forum is not just about rock and roll music.
     
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  10. Manalishi

    Manalishi With the 2-pronged crown

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    No surprise that the artists/bands with 450+ votes are the recordings SH.tv I'd figure most forum members would own.

    I own 11 and wouldn't mind a few others. What surprises me is how many forum members own The Beatles '1' on a forum where I bet many members own many, if not all, of their studio lps.
     
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  11. rjp

    rjp Senior Member

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    :tiphat:

    you are correct.

    and i am out.........................
     
  12. parman

    parman Forum Resident

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    I have 9 of them, I'm suprised I had that many
     
  13. Exile On My Street

    Exile On My Street Senior Member

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    6

    But only listen to 2 of them.
     
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  14. Aar Gal

    Aar Gal Monkberry Moon Delight Thread Starter

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    World
     
  15. Yes, I'm surprised as well. I own all the albums but only via the mono box packages (obviously plus the sublime Abbey Road and the godawful Let It Be) in recent years. I can see no point in "1" at all and have zero desire to own it.
     
  16. MoonPool

    MoonPool Forum Resident

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  17. Aar Gal

    Aar Gal Monkberry Moon Delight Thread Starter

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    And Meat Loaf isn’t in the hall!!
     
  18. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits and Abbie: Best Dogs Ever

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    Nor should he be.

    And there's 0% chance Celine Dion gets inducted, too!
     
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  19. Lightworker

    Lightworker Forum Resident

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    My wife owns three and I own three. Our only crossover is Sgt. Pepper's.
    On the other hand, we both own dozens of N.Y. Dolls/Heartbreakers/
    Johnny Thunders/Television/Ramones/C.B.G.B.'s (and related) releases.
     
  20. Manapua

    Manapua Forum Resident

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    I believe there were 3 versions marketed to different areas.
     
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  21. Aar Gal

    Aar Gal Monkberry Moon Delight Thread Starter

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    For anyone interested Metallica is now up to 22 - pushing Bruce out of the top 25!!
     
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  22. RageRomano

    RageRomano Idiot

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    NJ
    3: Dark Side, Sgt Pepper, Abbey Road
     
  23. malcolm reynolds

    malcolm reynolds Handsome, Humble, Genius

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  24. Maseman66

    Maseman66 Forum Resident

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    Westchester, NY
    Had 9, now 8
     
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  25. Carl Swanson

    Carl Swanson Forum Resident

    18.

    EDIT:

    Don't have . . .

    Whitney Houston, et al – The Bodyguard
    Shania Twain – Come on Over
    Grease OST

    Celine Dion – Falling into You
    Dirty Dancing OST

    Adele – 21
    Celine Dion – Let’s Talk About Love

    EDIT again:

    Adele's OK, but no interest in the others.
     

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