Maureen Hoff
December 28, 2015 6:08 pm

The Beatles are BACK! Not in the traditional sense, I hope you didn’t think I meant they were reuniting somehow. And I’m sure you didn’t, because you are probably are very aware that the Beatles are back in the sense that they are streaming pretty much anywhere that streaming exists. Do you use Spotify? They’re streaming there. Maybe you use Apple Music because Taylor Swift won’t stream on Spotify? Don’t worry, The Beatles are there too. Tidal, Google Play, Amazon Prime, Rhapsody, Slacker, Microsoft’s Groove, and Deezer? Yep. They’re everywhere.

So, obviously, people are flooding to these sites to stream the discography of the world’s forever favorite four-piece rock band. And although the streaming just started four days ago, Spotify has released a ranking of the most popular Beatles tunes for streaming in the U.S. The most-streamed song? “Come Together,” naturally.

1.”Come Together”
2. “Hey Jude”
3. “Here Comes The Sun”
4. “Let It Be”
5. “Twist And Shout”
6. “Blackbird”
7. “I Want To Hold Your Hand”
8. “In My Life”
9. “She Loves You”
10. “Help!”
And the ranking is almost identical for U.K. Streaming with eight of the same songs as the U.S. compilation:

1. “Come Together”
2. “Hey Jude”
3. “Here Comes the Sun”
4. “Twist and Shout”
5. “Let It Be”
6. “I Want To Hold Your Hand”
7. “Help!”
8. “Love Me Do”
9. “I Feel Fine”
10. “She Loves You”

The coolest part about the data that Spotify has compiled though? Apparently two days after streaming began, the Beatles had already been added to 673,000 playlists. And for those afraid that the Beatles are slipping and no longer important to young folks? 65 percent of people streaming the Beatles’ music were under the age of 34.

I guess the only information I’d like Spotify to now work on compiling is how many of their streaming customers, not counting me, burst into tears while listening to “Blackbird”? Or “Hey Jude,” or “Eleanor Rigby,” or “Let It Be”? (Spotify, you can just DM me the statistics over Twitter, thanks so much.)

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