Joel Whitburn's Pop memories, 1890-1954: the history of American popular music : compiled from America's popular music charts 1890-1954

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Record Research, 1986 - Music - 657 pages
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The first documented history of the music America listened to from the Gay Nineties to the Rockin' Fifties, taken from a variety of popular music charts. Artist Section lists each artist's charted recordings in chronological order, with each recording's highest charted position, date first charted, total weeks charted, original label and number, total weeks in the #1 or #2 position, and much more. Includes a wealth of facts and notes about many recordings and artists of pop's early years. Complete Title Section cross-references all titles alphabetically with significant chart data. 6 inch. x 9 inch..

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An unsurpassable reference guide to the beginnings of popular music. Read full review

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Contents

THE ARTISTS
19
THE SONGS
465
The Top 100 Artists 18901954
623
The Top 10 Hits By Decade
629
The Academy AwardWinning Songs
635
The 1 Hits Listed Chronologically 18901954
642
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About the author (1986)

Whitburn is world-renown for his vast and comprehensive expertise on and collection of charted music.

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