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Top of The Pops (Charts)

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

Radio Hits of May 1966

This week’s playlist on NYC’s Top 40 powerhouse 77WABC featured a typically great combination of pop, rock and soul at the top of the chart

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Top Selling Albums of 1970: What a Year!

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 Selling Albums of 1973: Come to the Dark Side

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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Only 5 Albums Were #1 in 1977

Albums from two of rock’s biggest names accounted for 43 of the year’s 52 weeks, a staggering total. They remain among the biggest sellers of all time

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The #1 Singles of 1971: Maggie May, Shaft and Jeremiah

Only 3 songs stayed at the top of the U.S. charts for 4+ weeks. Thus, no less than 31 reached #1, including a unique feat by the members of the Beatles

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The #1 Albums of 1970: Hello and Goodbye

In the same year that we greeted a new decade, we said farewell to two music legends. No less than 16 albums topped the U.S. sales charts

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Prince Dominates Album Sales Chart

The anticipated rush for Prince’s music has arrived at retail and ecommerce sites. And the artist’s albums aren’t the only classic rock releases topping the charts

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