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Joel Whitburn's pop memories, 1890-1954 : the history of American popular music.

by Whitburn, Joel.

Format: Print Book 1986
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
Noncirculating (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Music - Room Reference r ML156.4.P6 W482 1986x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Music - Room Reference
 
Call Number  r ML156.4.P6 W482 1986x
 
 
 
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction IN TRANSIT
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
Summary
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..
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The first three titles list more than 40 years of song titles from the Billboard charts with artist and title access and listings of top records year by year. The fourth book lists 4,170 singles from Billboard's chart of possible future hits, also with artist and title access. See Cash Box titles for similar information from their charts."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- United States -- Discography.
Publisher Menomonee Falls, Wis. :Record Research,1986
Other Titles Pop memories, 1890-1954.
Pop memories, 1890-1954
Language English
Notes Discography.
Description 657 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 0898200830
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