The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition: Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition: Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009

by Joel Whitburn

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ISBN-13: 9780823085545
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 10/05/2010
Pages: 912
Sales rank: 166,782
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

JOEL WHITBURN, widely recognized as the foremost authority on charted music, has published more than 100 books based on Billboard charts both for the trade market and for his own mail-order company, Record Research, based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Record Research began as a hobby and is now a liscensee of Billboard magazine. Joel's other Billboard Books titles include The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits and The Billboard Book of Top 40 R&B and Hip-Hop Hits.

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Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
FUN FACTS. HOURS OF ENTERTAINMENT.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have the 7th edition and the 8th edition that's how much I enjoy these books.I love how easy it is to use these books. You will instantly be consumed by these books with there endless information.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Joel Whitburn lists AND cross references the artists and music titles, in a 'no nonsense' way - yet provides interesting additional information. So valuable, the book is right next to my keyboard most of the time.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Volume 6 of Top 40 Hits remains the undisputed #1 reference resource of recorded music. Top 40 is as valuable as any piece of equipment packed into my road-case. I eagerly await Vol. 7. No brag, just fact!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this book almost as much as I love radio! I look forward to every new publication from Joel Whitburn. I recomend this book to anyone interested in radio, music or pop history.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have worked in radio for several years and find Joel's books to be the definitive source for one stop show preparation. I get many calls from listeners with questions about a song title or wanting artist specifics.... the answer is always there in the book. This book is also the ultimate place to find answers to resolve almost any music trivia argument!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book online to conduct research of the top 40 end of year charts from 1955 - 2003. It dosen't have them. What is does have is the weekly charts listed by song or artist and it does tell you there weekly ranking, but it's not in numerical decending order. That's not good for researching the most popular songs for the year. The book does say on the cover 'complete chart information about America's most popular songs & artists, 1955 - 2003' It does have the #1 songs listed by year in numerical order, but many of the charts only go to 9 not 40. Once again it is not good for research!