The best-selling single of every decade back to 14,000 BCE.
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I am a music historian, and with @AdrianRMG I have researched the best-selling single of every decade all the way back to 14,000BC. Here's a thread:— ������������ ������������������ (@jazzemu_) December 5, 2019
2010s - Ed Sheeran, The Shape of You pic.twitter.com/Y4rrOdSGY2
All the usual suspects are here: Ed Sheeran (2010s), James Blunt (2000s), Cher (1980s). Past that—well, just make sure to listen to all the clips. Here's a taste.
From the 1900s, the Wright Brothers' "Ten Feet High Club":
We're gonna fly in the sky
And then we're gonna make love
The first two members
of the 10 Feet High Club
And there's Cher's "I Turned Back Time" from the 1580s:
I can't believe that worked
I only read the wikiHow
And don't miss "The Aliens Are Gone," the 3220s BCE hit from the People of Babylon.