This book makes available the wealth of data contained in Cash Box's popular music album (33 1/3 rpm 12-inch records) charts over an 11-year period. This information, previously available only through a search of the weekly charts themselves, has been completely integrated and accessed via artist and song title entries. No comparable compilation covers as long a time span in one integrated volume for the black contemporary genre. The compilation contains many features not currently available in any other reference tool of its type, most notably the week-by-week listing of song chart positions. With many valuable appendixes.
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Frank Hoffmann is Assistant Professor, School of Library Science, Sam Houston State University. He has published The Development of Library Collections of Sound Recordings (1979), The Literature of Rock II (Scarecrow, 1986), and Popular Culture and Libraries (1984).
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 Cash Box.
...superbly chronicles the quantitative success of popular recording artists. Essential for all libraries with a research interest in contemporaary music and recommended to other libraries as a solid reference work; also a trivia buff's delight. (Choice)
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Book Description Scarecrow Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110810819392
Book Description Scarecrow Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0810819392
Book Description Scarecrow Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0810819392