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How Was That a Hit Record?  

This class discusses and illustrates how pop music of the 1960s through the 1980s became hits. The charts were determined by airplay, and sales calculated by methods over which only a few people had control. Hundreds of songs were released by many independent record labels seeking the opportunity to snag a hit. Some were natural hits; others were by accident or luck or both! 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  
Dates: 10/31/2020 - 12/5/2020 Day of the Week: Sa
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Number of Sessions: 5
Location: Video or phone conference Room:
No Class on 11/28. 

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