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Hot 100 Annual 1955-2005
Price: $59.95

912 pages | Size: 7x9 inches | Hardcover

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Pop's Ultimate Year-By-Year Guide! 51 Yearly Rankings of America's Favorite Music! Lists by year, in rank order, every song that made every Billboard "Hot 100" chart from 1955 through 2005. Each year's hits are ranked according to peak position, peak weeks, and weeks in Top 10, Top 40 and Top 100! All songwriters shown!

The Billboard HOT 100 ANNUAL 1955-2005 - 7th Edition

formerly titled Pop Annual

The Ultimate Playlist!

The Billboard Hot 100 Annual 1955-2005 is a year-by-year ranking, in numerical order according to the highest chart position each song reached, of the nearly 24,500 songs that peaked on Billboard magazine's pop singles charts ("Hot 100," "Best Seller in Stores," "Most Played by Jockeys," "Most Played in Juke Boxes" and "Top 100") from January, 1955 through December, 2005. Whether you're an iPod addict or simply a hardcore music fan, this is a "must-own" book!

Comprehensive, Essential Chart Data And More...Arranged For Fast, Easy Reference

  • Peak chart position
  • Total peak weeks
  • Peak date
  • Yearly rank
  • Songwriters are shown for every title that made the "Hot 100" or any of Billboard's other Pop charts since 1955
  • Original label
  • Total weeks in the Top 10
  • Total weeks in the Top 40
  • Total weeks charted
  • Trivia notes indicate whether the same or a different version of a song charted elsewhere
  • RIAA Platinum/Gold certification
  • Playing time of each title - especially helpful when searching for the correct version of a song to download
  • Indication of first and/or only hits by each artist
  • Yearly Time Capsules highlight each year's significant developments in news, sports and entertainment
  • Yearly Top Artists Rankings
  • Instrumental, Novelty, Christmas and other specialty recordings are indicated with special symbols

New Features:

  • Photos of the Top 4 songs heading each year's ranking
  • A convenient checkbox makes it easy for you to check off your favorite songs as you download or collect each title
  • New page format highlights peak positions and peak weeks
  • Yearly Music Reviews by Joel Whitburn highlights each year's rends and trivial tidbits
  • An underline after all #1, Top 10, Top 20, Top 40, Top 60 and Top 80 peak positions
  • All artist names now appear in bold type.

Special Bonus Sections:

  • Top 500 Artists Ranking
  • Charted Christmas Singles Section
  • Academy Award & Grammy Award-Winning Songs & Records
  • Complete Alphabetical Song Title List
  • Other Artist, Songwriter & Record Achievements

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