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Cash Box Charts For The Post-Modern Age, 1978-1988

Overview

The book compiles all charts appearing in Cash Box magazine prior to 1989 which have not appeared in the earlier volumes of this chart series. Genres and media formats covered include twelve-inch disco/dance singles, midline albums, video games, compact discs (prior to their integration into the "Top 200 Album Chart"), video clips, videotape sales, and jukebox activity. Alphabetically-arranged title and artist (where relevant) indexes have been included for each chart section, along with appropriate "see also" ...

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Overview

The book compiles all charts appearing in Cash Box magazine prior to 1989 which have not appeared in the earlier volumes of this chart series. Genres and media formats covered include twelve-inch disco/dance singles, midline albums, video games, compact discs (prior to their integration into the "Top 200 Album Chart"), video clips, videotape sales, and jukebox activity. Alphabetically-arranged title and artist (where relevant) indexes have been included for each chart section, along with appropriate "see also" references. The various sections also feature concise, informative introductions to the genre or medium being covered. The chart data cites not only chart entry dates and total weeks on the chart, but a week-by-week notation of chart positions attained by each title (a feature unique to Scarecrow Cash Box series).

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Editorial Reviews

Choice
...a trivia buff's delight.
Booklist
...will be useful to libraries, radio and television programmers, record collectors, and others interested in week-by-week chart positions.
CHOICE
...a trivia buff's delight.
Choice
...a trivia buff's delight..
Reference Books Bulletin
...will be useful to libraries, radio and television programmers, record collectors, and others interested in week-by-week chart positions..
Booknews
Complies all charts appearing in Cash Box magazine prior to 1989 which haven't appeared in the earlier volumes of this series. Genres and media formats covered include 12-inch singles, midline albums, video games, compact discs, video clips, videotape sales, and jukebox activity. Chart data cites chart entry dates and total weeks on the chart, and a week-by-week notation of chart positions attained by each title. Features introductions to each genre or medium covered, and title and artist indexes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810828506
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Series: Cash Box Music Charts Series
  • Pages: 601
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 8.91 (h) x 1.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Frank Hoffmann is an associate professor in the Dept. of Library Science, Sam Houston State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and has been a library practitioner and educator for twenty-two years. He is presently editor of the journal, Popular Culture in Libraries, and has authored approximately twenty books, including The Literature of Rock series, the Cash Box chart series, Censorship and Intellectual Freedom, and the Encyclopedia of Fads series. George Albert is a legendary figure in the music business. A songwriter in the heyday of Tin Pan Alley, he writes a syndicated newspaper column and is founder and president of Cashbox.

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