The Billboard book of top 40 country hits

by Whitburn, Joel.

Format: Print Book 2006
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks ML156.4.C7 W45 2006
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
 
Call Number  ML156.4.C7 W45 2006
 
 
Summary
From the classic days of Red Foley, Patsy Cline & Johnny Cash to the country super-stars of today like the Dixie Chicks and Toby Keith, Billboard magazine has been keeping tabs on the best-sellers in country music. Today, country music is hotter than ever before, as its appeal broadens to include young urbanites. Now all the information since the earliest Billboard charts--compiled in 1942--has been gathered into one essential reference: The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits, newly updated and expanded to capture today s top recording artists and their biggest songs. Complete, authoritative chart information on the most popular songs and artists make this a great book for music fans, record collectors, industry professionals and trivia lovers. The only complete and official guide to Billboard Top Country Singles charts Complete history of Top 40 country hits since 1942--and country music is more popular today than ever before! More than 200 pictures of top recording artists. Author Joel Whitburn is the leading authority on charted music Joel Whitburn is the leading authority on charted music and began collecting records in the 1950s, filing each one according to the position it reached on Billboard s charts. He went on to publish this information--and his business, Record Research, was born. Today, he leads a team of chart researchers from his home base in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
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Subjects Country music -- Discography.
Publisher New York :Billboard Books,2006
Edition 2nd ed.
Other Titles Billboard (Cincinnati, Ohio : 1963)
Top 40 country hits
Top forty country hits
Billboard book of top country hits
Top country hits
Language English
Description 569 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 0823082911
9780823082919
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