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How Was That a Hit Record?  

This course will discusses how pop music of the 1970s and 1980s became hits. The charts were determined by airplay and sales that were established by a method over which only few people had control. Hundreds of songs were released by many independent record labels seeking out the opportunity to get a hit. Some were natural hits; others were just by accident! Cash Box Magazine was one of the prominent music publications that Dick Clark, Solid Gold, and Rick Dees’ Weekly Top 40 used to count down the hits. Relive and rediscover your 45 collection with this fun class!


How Was That a Hit Record?
Facilitator: Gregory Leschishin This class is currently in session.
Dates: 11/2/2019 - 12/7/2019 Day of the Week: Sa
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Number of Sessions: 5
Location: McCormack Hall Room: 206, 1st Floor
No class on 11/30 

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