Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

7 thoughts on “61 Artists Have Sold 100,000,000 Records. How Many Can You Name?

  • September 9, 2015 at 9:20 am
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    Olivia Newton John is the surprise. Grease would be under a soundtrack and Physical was a somewhat success but still a head scratcher. Surprised to see The Carpenters but not The Doors.

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    • September 9, 2015 at 11:46 am
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      Well you wouldn’t have doors without carpenters…

      …I’m sorry!

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      • January 26, 2021 at 4:49 pm
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        Well, you can make a door without a carpenter.

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  • September 9, 2015 at 10:11 am
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    Interesting that at least two bands have solo artists who have sold 100M or more as well – Beatles/Sir John and Genesis/Phil

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  • April 22, 2021 at 12:23 pm
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    WHAT ABOUT BTS they are the MOST POWERFUL FANODM and BETTER than any of those named

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  • May 2, 2021 at 5:32 am
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    Where’s Status Quo ?

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