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The Whitburn Book of Top 10 Hits 1950-2020 View Sample Pages

The Whitburn Book of Top 10 Hits 1950-2020
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Approx 180 pages | Size: 8.5 x 11 inches | Hardcover


Printing Soon - all-new book!

First-ever Record Research book to include EVERY Top 10 hit from Billboard, Cash Box, Music Vendor/Record World and Radio & Records!

This is THE definitive book of Top 10 hits, spanning 70 years of America’s most popular hit recordings! From the early hits of Perry Como, Patti Page and Johnnie Ray to the most recent hits of Justin Bieber, Billie Eilish and Ed Sheeran, they are ALL here, at your fingertips, in this compact, easy to use volume!

Every data point is taken from the best result (earliest debut date, highest peak position & most weeks charted).

The highest peak position is shown, with the publication noted next to it. If a title also hit the Top 10 in any other publication, that information is shown to the right of the title.

Original label and number are also shown, along with any gold and platinum certification status (includes RIAA and non-RIAA certified titles).

Many artists have greatly added to their Top 10 hit totals.

Some additional #1 hits that never hit #1 in Billboard include …
- Twist And Shout … The Beatles
- Sunny … Bobby Hebb
- Jumpin’ Jack Flash … The Rolling Stones
- Proud Mary … Creedence Clearwater Revival
- Imagine … John Lennon
- Burning Love … Elvis Presley
- Don’t Stop … Fleetwood Mac
- Louie Louie ...The Kingsmen
- Crying ... Roy Orbison
- Blue Suede Shoes ... Carl Perkins
- Purple Rain ... Prince
- Bohemian Rhapsody ... Queen
- Be My Baby ... The Ronettes
- Soul Man ... Sam & Dave
- Rhythm Of My Heart ... Rod Stewart
- Donna ... Ritchie Valens

Popular album cuts (ineligible on Billboard’s Hot 100) are now included, including “Pinball Wizard” by Elton John, “All My Love” by Led Zeppelin and “Into The Groove” by Madonna.

Also includes a full-color, 12-page insert of 420 different artist photos, mostly taken from original 45 rpm picture sleeves!

Red type is used for artist names, publication names and peak positions.

This is the cream of the crop. All killer, no filler!


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