Fred Bronson is the author of the perennial best-seller The Billboard Book of Number One Hits, currently in its fourth edition, and coauthor of Dick Clark’s American Bandstand. Writer of the popular weekly column “Chart Beat” in Billboard as well as his own section of Billboard Online, he is also a cowriter of the annual TV special American Music Awards. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits, 3rd Editionby Fred Bronson
New updated and expanded edition of the classic best-seller! The third edition of Billboard’s Hottest Hot 100 Hits follows the recorded history of popular music through the end of 2001. Written by Fred Bronson, author of the best-selling Billboard Book of Number One Hits, this time-honored and reliable source of information about the most popular songs of the rock era is a must-have for all pop and chart fans.
Unique in its approach to the history of recorded music, the book devotes separate chapters to such categories as the artists, the writers, the producers, the labels, the years, and the subjects. Each chapter narrows in to the best of the best—including “The Top 100 Songs of The Beatles,” “The Top 50 Songs Written by Carole King,” “The Top 50 Songs Produced by Phil Spector,” “The Top 100 Songs on Atlantic Records,” “The Top 100 Songs of 2001,” and “The Top 100 Love Songs.” This fabulous book also contains a list of “The Top 5000 Hits of the Rock Era,” from 1956 through the end of 2001.
Immensely entertaining, endlessly informative, and filled with fascinating facts and figures, this brand-new third edition of Billboard’s Hottest Hot 100 Hits is an essential music reference.
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