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All Music Book of Hit Singles: Top 20 Charts from 1954 to the Present Day Dave McAleer

All Music Book of Hit Singles: Top 20 Charts from 1954 to the Present Day

Dave McAleer

Published September 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780879304256
Paperback
432 pages
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 About the Book 

Unlike any other book of its kind, the All Music Book of Hit Singles gives both US and UK Top 20 chart listings, side-by-side, to show at a glance what was happening in the music world on both sides of the Atlantic. Based on the official BillboardMoreUnlike any other book of its kind, the All Music Book of Hit Singles gives both US and UK Top 20 chart listings, side-by-side, to show at a glance what was happening in the music world on both sides of the Atlantic. Based on the official Billboard and NME/Music Week charts, the month-by-month chart listings are instant nostalgic memory jerkers, giving you an opportunity to compare the development of rock and pop here and in Britain. They include the artists first and last chart entries, million sellers, previous months position, label, weeks on chart and the chart position on the opposite side of the Atlantic. Based on many years of research by Dave McAleer, this book contains all the information you will ever need to know about the Top 20 hits since the charts began. An alphabetical listing of song titles with artist, and an alphabetical listing of artists with song titles and chart entry dates, enable easy cross-referencing and help you to track down any Top 20 record since 1954. And to put it all into perspective, musical milestones in chronological order give the whole history of rock, its stars, producers, labels, innovations and styles that shaped the music of the time and the future.