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Title:
Joel Whitburn presents Billboard top 10 album charts, 1963-1998.
Author:
Whitburn, Joel.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Billboard top 10 album charts, 1963-1998
Publication Information:
Menomonee Falls, Wis. : Record Research, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
530 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Chart data compiled from Billboard's top pop album charts."

Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Uniform Title:
Billboard (Cincinnati, Ohio : 1963)
ISBN:
9780898201321

9780898201338
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library ML156.4.P6 W4438 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Reference-Music
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(Book). A comprehensive collection of one of today's hottest music formats. This book provides a 46-year history of Adult Contemporary (AC) music complete with over 8,500 songs, and 2,000 artists that appeared in Billboard's "Adult Contemporary" and "Adult Top 40" charts. This is the first time ever that a complete Adult Top 40 Chart history book has been published and it covers artists as diverse as Counting Crows, Sheryl Crow, Goo Goo Dolls, Lenny Kravitz, James Blunt, Kelly Clarkson, Jack Johnson and Daniel Powter. In the standard format that Record Research has made standard, all the essential song and artist info is included. Also, for the first time, songwriters are shown for every title. Many other bonus sections are added including lists of top artists organized by different themes and all-time rankings. Previous edition: Top Adult Contemporary, ISBN 089201497


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(Book). This premiere edition captures over 35 years of the week-by-week Top 10 best-selling albums in America! The more than 1,800 weekly Top 10s are from the Billboard Top Album charts, an intriguing, ever-shifting mix of hit albums and artists. This is where country meets classical...where teen groups take on heavy metal...where rap rubs shoulders with gospel...and where jazz, alternative rock, soundtracks and just about every other musical genre imaginable all chart on common ground. Can't remember exactly when an album was popular? Check out the alphabetical artist section which lists each artist's Top 10 albums with the date each album first hit its peak position in the Top 10. More special sections depict notable happenings in the history of Billboard's Top Album charts. 530 pages, 6 x 9


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