(2012/WHITBURN) Hardback, 22x28 cm, 416 pages. Hit Records is the first-ever complete history of the Music Vendor and Record World charts! This new book dives deep into the golden age of rock'n'roll, Top 40 radio, and 45 rpm records with all-new research on thousands of new artists and songs, not seen in any other Record Research book! 1000s of classic hits with chart data from artists such as The Clovers, Bo Diddley, Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins, and George Thorogood. Major Artists with many more charted hits. The Beatles 24#1 Hits. CCR's 3 #1 hits. Original R&B songs hitting the charts alongside their pop covers in the mid-'50s. Very early pop Clossics such as Frank Sinatra's Five Minutes More' and Guy' Lombardo's Easter Parade' charting decades after their oringinal' popularity. Hit Records is a must-have reference for music history enthusiasts!