100 Best Selling Albums of the 50's

100 Best Selling Albums of the 50's

by Charlotte Greig
     
 
From Harry Belafonte to the sound of Nashville, the feel-good innocence of 1950s pop reflected the post-war optimism of the decade. Above all, the 1950s gave the world the revolutionary new sound of 'Rock and Roll'.

Albums of the 50s is the essential guide to the 100 best-selling albums of the decade, based on sales awards and chart information from the

Overview

From Harry Belafonte to the sound of Nashville, the feel-good innocence of 1950s pop reflected the post-war optimism of the decade. Above all, the 1950s gave the world the revolutionary new sound of 'Rock and Roll'.

Albums of the 50s is the essential guide to the 100 best-selling albums of the decade, based on sales awards and chart information from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). From King Creole, to classic soundtracks such as South Pacific, all the period's top-selling albums are featured, together with original sleeve artworks. Each entry is packed with information, including a full track listing, musician and production credits, and facts about the album. A fascinating companion guide for anyone with a passion for 1950s music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760756508
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 6.18(h) x 0.86(d)

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