marquard I was kidding in the comment, "break it into smaller pieces."
The reference you provided confirms my first thought that the Beatles are one of the most anthologized and bootlegged bands ever. This is an interesting article about "bootlegging" [Login to see the link] that uses the Beatles to demonstrate the vastness of the "bootleg industry":
"Beatles and bootlegs. As indicated in the opening line of the 45 rpm record released by Paul McCartney and his first post-Beatles band Wings in 1972, superstars — and thus their record companies — are very much aware of the phenomena known as the bootleg record industry. In fact, several bootleg records were available during the last few years of the Beatles era in the late 1960's. These discs included several of the live concert performances by the Beatles, most notably the "Beatles Live at the Hollywood Bowl" and the "Beatles Live at Shea Stadium." Why would the typical fan of any group be interested in Bootleg records and what particular impact, if any, does this interest have upon popular music consumption? These concerns were the rationale for undertaking the research reported in this study."
My point is that if you limit a collection to just the Beatles' official studio albums (which include anthologies), you only have 26 albums. But as the article describes, fans love "bootlegged" recordings. This article discusses the most popular "Beatlegs":
"Music store owners from New York and Chicago to Los Angeles say unauthorized "Beatleg" recordings are more sought-after than bootleg records of any other group. In his last recorded radio interview Lennon admitted that he also collected Beatlegs. "I've heard 'Saturday Clubs'," Lennon said, referring to one of the BBC radio shows for which the group played in 1962 and 1963. "Somebody must have pirated them in America... We did a lot of tracks that were never recorded on record for 'Saturday Club.' All that stuff we'd been doing at the Cavern or Hamburg. But there's some good stuff in there. And they were well recorded, too." A bootleg is a recording that is released in violation of international copyright laws. Artists and music publishers receive no royalties, so music industry officials consider bootleggers to be nothing more than thieves. But others, including Lennon, have argued that pirate records offer fans an alternative view of their favorite groups. The demand for alternative Beatles material has resulted in an enormous Beatleg market."
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abluesboy declares "gold here," which is undoubtedly true, but Aristotle's "Golden Mean" was (in a modern interpretation) "only the amount of Beatles recordings a moderate man could carry away." And there you have it!