Billboard Book of Top 40 Albums

Billboard Book of Top 40 Albums

by Joel Whitburn
     
 

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Spanning four decades, here is the essential guide to the most popular albums of all time. Now updated through 1994, it provides full details on every album to reach the top 40 on Billboard's album chart since 1955.

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Spanning four decades, here is the essential guide to the most popular albums of all time. Now updated through 1994, it provides full details on every album to reach the top 40 on Billboard's album chart since 1955.

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Library Journal
Author of numerous discographies and guides to popular music, Whitburn here provides a useful reference work for libraries frequented by music trivia buffs. This book lists all albums that reached Billboard's Top 40 Album Chart from 1955 to 1986about 4700 albums. In addition, Top Ten singles from albums reaching the Top 40 are listed. The listing includes date, number of weeks and position on the chart, record label and number, and brief facts and trivia about the recording artist or group. Tim LaBorie, Drexel Univ., Philadelphia
Booknews
A chart guide to every album in Billboard's top 40 since 1955, with information on every artist and group, chart positions, weeks on chart, label and number for every album, and some 150 b&w photographs of top 40 album jackets. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823076314
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Edition description:
ENL
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.09(d)

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