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Poll Question: What percentage of total Beatles songs have you heard?
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15 [25.00%]
7 [11.67%]
12 [20.00%]
26 [43.33%]
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    Posted: January 31 2014 at 15:43
Without going out on a limb I would say The Beatles are probably the most popular rock band in history.
Wondering what is the percentage of the total number of songs on the 13 original studio albums people can say they have heard?
There are a lot of lesser known gems from all the albums. 
So how much of a fan are you?
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I moved this to the prog related forumSmile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The T Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 31 2014 at 16:46
I have no idea how many exist to be able to calculate a percentage Confused
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote smartpatrol Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 31 2014 at 16:49
I've heard all of them, but I'd say I can recognize about 75-90% by name
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Somewhere between 75 and 90% I would imagine.
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86.8%
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100 percent
Though not necessarily every known recorded version of every song, but I'm pretty certain I've got their catalog tatooed on my brain.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 31 2014 at 18:30
Originally posted by The T The T wrote:

I have no idea how many exist to be able to calculate a percentage Confused

or 213 or 215 or 251 or 288 or 308 or 310 or 407...


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I tune in at about Rubber Soul.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 31 2014 at 21:06
I have heard all of their albums, so I guess I could say I know 100% of them, not including rarities, b sides, etc (and the fact that not all the albums were identical in their european and american releases). However, how many of them I remember is another matter, as well as how many of them I listen to regularly.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote uduwudu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 31 2014 at 22:18
I've heard most, but don't have a couple of the Anthology series. My guess is therefore roughly 90 %.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chopper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2014 at 07:36
I've got all their studio albums and a fair number of bootlegs, rarities and live albums, so easily 100%.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Metalmarsh89 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2014 at 10:56
Under 50%. The only album I have is one of their compilations, and aside from that, I only know what comes on the radio. Oh, and I've got The Yellow Submarine on VHS. 
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My dad is a huge Beatles freak so I probably have heard just about all of them (more times than I'd like), but I'd optimistically say I know about 60-75% because those early albums get pretty hairy its hard to tell em apart.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Barbu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2014 at 14:28
79.8734%
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote genbanks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2014 at 13:02
The Beatles is not something that really atracts me, so my knewledge about them is less than 50%
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2014 at 14:17
Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

79.8734%
Hmmm...interesting percentage....I think mine might be around 97.23%.
 
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Seriously , I have prolly heard and own  most of their songs but I'm sure there are a few obscure tracks  or rarities I haven't heard.
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I'd guess Approx 75%
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100 percent. Plus all the songs they wrote for other artists in the early 60's. I was exposed to many rarities through friendship with serious Beatle collectors for decades. I heard mostly everything repeatedly from the Pete Best days and I owned all the Beatles 45's that were released on Tollie Records and Swan. I was a kid in 64' when they came to America. All those photographs of Beatle 45 covers featured on the inside of the Beatles #1 booklet ..I use to hold in my hand along with Beatle T.V. tables and lunch boxes. A good deed by Mr. Epstein to make sure the money for all that American product fell into the hands of The Beatles instead of a cheater.
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I'm fairly certain I've heard everything that's been officially released.  
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