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Google Data Says the Beatles are Slowly Fading Away

A world where no one cares about the Beatles? Inconceivable, right? Maybe not. Digital Music News has sorted through some Google and YouTube data and found that interest in all things Beatles seems to be on a slow, inexorable downward slope.

Search traffic for the Beatles is down 70% since 2004.

And people aren’t interested in anything Beatles-related on YouTube, either.

More data can be found here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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.

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