Joel Whitburn

Top Country & Western Records 1949-1971


Main Details
Author Joel Whitburn
Publisher Record Research, Inc.
Series Top Country Singles
Identifying Codes
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 72-6752
Edition No. 1
Format Paperback
Publication Location United States
Page Count 48 pages
Language English
Chapters Section I - the artist section, with every song

Section II - alphabetical index of all charted titles

Section III - a picture index of the Top 100 Country artists based on their chart performance

Section IV - trivia and factual information on artist and song achievements
Notes The first-ever edition to Joel Whitburn's long-running Country Singles series, published in the same format as his first Record Research book. All titles that appeared on Billboard's Country Singles chart from June 17, 1949 to December 25, 1971 are researched. Shows the artist, song title, peak position, debut date, weeks charted and label/label #. More features were added in later editions.

Joel thanked his parents, Ruth and Russell Whitburn for their tremendous help in compiling the book.


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