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'Sergeant Pepper' breaks record

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'Sergeant Pepper' breaks record
Paul McCartney and U2's collaboration in singing Beatles classic Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band at Live 8 has become the fastest-selling download of all time.

Although it was never a single for The Beatles, the live version performed on July 2 speedily ascended to the top of Apple Computers' download chart within hours of its release, reports NME.com.

The single has also earned a place in the Guiness Book of Records for being the single to be released the fastest - just 45 minutes after the performance.

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