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Look back on what was ruling the radio airwaves and selling albums each week in the past

Top Selling Albums of 1971: Look Back

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era dominated the list of top-selling albums in the U.S.

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Top Albums in January 1981: Look Back

This week at the top of Record World’s Album Sales chart: REO Speedwagon, Queen, AC/DC, and John Lennon were among the top-sellers

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Radio Hits in January 1969: Look Back

Seven months before the Woodstock festival, future classic rock hits from CCR and the Doors were side-by-side with songs by the Bee Gees, Sammy and Sly

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Top Radio Hits 1969: Look Back

As the decade came to a close, rock acts joined R&B artists for an amazing array of future classic rock greats, and a Broadway musical yielded 4 smash hits

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British Invasion Dominates January 1965 Pop Chart

Songs from the Dave Clark Five, Zombies and more. And demand for the Beatles on Top 40 was so great that radio DJs played both sides of their singles

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Top Selling Albums of 1973: Look Back

Classic rock was in its heyday and many of its biggest names released #1 albums this year. But only one could be the year’s biggest

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Top Radio Hits 1967: Look Back

We celebrate the amazing year in music with vintage clips including faves by the Hollies, Aretha, the Turtles and Strawberry Alarm Clock. See what was #1

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Radio Hits in December 1967: Look Back

A memorable year in music was coming to a close with songs that remain popular decades later. Enjoy the hits from Gladys Knight, Johnny Rivers, The Beatles and more

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Dec. 1968: Beatles’ White Album Hits #1

To give it some context, see what songs were being played that week on Top 40 and what other albums were keeping them company at the top of the sales chart

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Radio Hits in December 1969: Look Back

As a memorable decade ended, rock songs dominated the radio with Led Zeppelin’s biggest hit, the 3rd smash from Blood, Sweat & Tears and a memorable #1

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