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Beginning with Bill Haley & His Comets’ seminal “Rock Around the Clock” all the way up to Lady Gaga and her glammed-­out “Poker face,­” this updated and unparalleled resource contains the most complete chart information on every artist and song to hit Billboard’s Top 40 pop singles chart all the way back to 1955. Inside, you’ll find all of the biggest-­selling, most-­played hits for the past six decades. Each alphabetized artist entry includes biographical info, the date their single reached the Top 40, the song’s highest position, and the number of weeks on the charts, as well as the original record label and catalog number. Other sections—such as “Record Holders,­” “Top Artists by Decade,­” and “#1 Singles 1955-­2009”—make The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits the handiest and most indispensable music reference for record collectors, trivia enthusiasts, industry professionals and pop music fans alike. Did you know? • Beyoncé’s 2003 hit “Crazy in Love” spent 24 weeks in the Top 40 and . . .

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In the late sixties and early seventies, an impromptu collection of musicians colonized a eucalyptus-­scented canyon deep in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles and melded folk, rock, and savvy American pop into a sound that conquered the world as thoroughly as the songs of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones had before them. Thirty years later, the music made in Laurel Canyon continues to pour from radios, iPods, and concert stages around the world. During the canyon's golden era, the musicians who lived and worked there scored dozens of landmark hits, from "California Dreamin'" to "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" to "It's Too Late,­" selling tens of millions of records and resetting the thermostat of pop culture.­In Laurel Canyon, veteran journalist Michael Walker tells the inside story of this unprecedented gathering of some of the baby boom's leading musical lights--­including Joni Mitchell; Jim Morrison; Crosby, Stills, and Nash; John Mayall; the Mamas and the Papas; Carole King; the . . .

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I had a dream and it was fulfilled by meeting with Benny, Bjorn and Agnetha. - Anni-­Frid Lyngstad.­ABBAs was an extraordinary journey through the pages of rock history it took them from throwaway Eurovision turn to highly respected pop icons. Their story has everything; beautiful girls with incredible voices, love, marriages, break ups, divorces, not to mention some of the most memorable outfits ever seen on a stage. This indispensable eBook provides fans of the band with a perfect career retrospective; it looks beyond the glitz and the glamour to get to the heart of what made ABBA so special. This eBook features a biography of ABBA, along with in-­depth interviews with Björn Again founder Rod Leissle, record producer Pip Williams, music journalist Hugh Fielder and Anni-­Frid Lyngstad herself, who give unique insights into what it was like to work and socialise with the one of the hottest properties the pop industry had ever seen. The book also includes a detailed track-­by-­track . . .

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And the Band Begins to Play is an in-­depth, 12-­volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part Eleven examines the LP Let It Be. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.

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is a visual and editorial dialogue between two important photographers and longtime friends. Over the course of their twenty-­year friendship, Jim Marshall and Timothy White discovered that their work often shared striking similarities despite time differences of as much as three decades. Sometimes the similarity presented itself in the form of a common pose or expression, a common prop or situation. Sometimes the photographers' subject was the same, the images taken decades apart. Marshall and White have collaborated in selecting more than fifty stunning pairings for publication for the first time in. An introduction by renowned music writer Anthony DeCurtis compares the work of the two photographers and provides firsthand behind-­the-­scenes anecdotes—an entertaining, informative read that sheds light on the photographers' approach to their work and captures the essence of their enduring friendship. Also included throughout the book are first-­person anecdotes from the subjects . . .

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Cee Lo Green is a former Goodie Mob member, Southern gentleman, YouTube sensation, and Gnarls Barkley vocalist. If you ask the general public, you'll find he's best known for his vocals on mid-­tempo, radio-­friendly R&B songs with extremely catchy hooks. But in order to truly understand Cee Lo Green, you must first understand where he came from. explores Green's upbringing and details his breakthrough into the music industry all the way through his current gig as a vocal coach on The Voice.­�

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