The classification of a song is a short piece having both words and music. Thus, there are no instrumental works included on this list. Songs in other languages such as Italian, French or Spanish, are excluded to keep the list of a manageable size. Naturally not all the great songs could be included.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. This volume covers the period Its principal feature is the presentation of monthly popularity charts, of them, running from January to December These charts appear in this book as they would have appeared if regular, accurate surveys had been conducted in those early years. Song charts were not created before Another section of the book uniquely displays these charts in a spreadsheet format so the reader can see how each song rose and fell during its period of popularity and how it compared with the other competing songs of its day.
It was originally recorded by The Righteous Brothers and produced by Spector. The second, third and fourth place songs have all attained more than 7 million airplays. King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. John Lennon and Paul Simon each have four songs in the Top
Everyone recognizes the magic moment when a song becomes a hit. Suddenly it's in the air everywhere—on radio, on iTunes, on MTV, in record stores, on movie soundtracks and in TV commercials. These days a hit single is often composed, performed and recorded by the same artist, and it's usually marketed to a very narrowly-defined audience. For example, "Star Dust" was written by Hoagy Carmichael and recorded by more than one thousand different artists! From the beginning, jazz players have found inspiration in pop songs, using their melodies and chord changes as a basis for improvisation.