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Title:
Joel Whitburn presents A century of pop music : year-by-year top 40 rankings of the songs & artists that shaped a century : compiled from America's popular music charts, surveys, and record listings 1900-1939, and Billboard's pop singles charts, 1940-1999.
Author:
Whitburn, Joel.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Century of pop music
Publication Information:
Menomonee Falls, Wis. : Record Research, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Added Uniform Title:
Billboard (Cincinnati, Ohio : 1963)
ISBN:
9780898201352
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML156.4.P6 W38 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Central Library ML156.4.P6 W38 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Reference-Music
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Summary

Summary

Pop into the new millennium with 100 separate rankings of the Top 40 songs of every year from 1900 through 1999 Whatever your generation, A Century of Pop Hits holds the soundtrack of your life. This chronological tour through the prime of pop music's past takes you from ragtime to rap, from crooners to country, from big bands to RandB, from the cylinder to the CD. Each of the 100 yearly rankings are based on America's weekly popular music charts and include chart data on every hit All artists appearing within the yearly rankings are listed alphabetically in the artist section. The title section shows all 4,000 hits alphabetically with each title's peak position and peak year. Ten fascinating articles highlight the events, moods, and music trends of each decade. Sprinkled throughout the book are pictures of the top artists and rankings of each decade's top hits and top artists. A Century of Pop Hits is sure to spark hours of fun and great musical memories, and provide countless trivia challenges.


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