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America's Greatest Hits 1950 (Various Artists)

America's Greatest Hits 1950 (Various Artists)

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Price: $28.09

Product Notes

We continue our highly popular and successful America's Greatest Hits series as we work back through the 1950s, now reaching the point at the turn of the decade, this time with an expanded 4-CD edition to sit alongside the existing single CD 1950 edition (ACRCD176) originally released in 2006 before we introduced the 4-CD format in recent years. This great-value 104-track collection comprises every record which charted in the Top 15 of the Billboard Best Sellers and Honor Roll Of Hits and the Top 10 in the Cash Box chart during 1951. It omits certain records which peaked in 1951and which have already appeared in our America's Greatest Hits 1951 collection and some which were big hits in 1949, and had already peaked, so will appear in that collection. As with all these collections it features all the biggest hits of the year and all the biggest names in American pop of that era, at a time when the USA was emerging from post-war austerity into a more optimistic decade but was about to become embroiled in the Korean War, and it very much captures the spirit of the times. It also includes a number of lesser known records which are not heard very often and which have not been readily available on CD. As always, it includes a substantial 15,000-word booklet with a commentary on every track, and it's a must for collectors of our completist chart-based anthologies.


Artist: Various Artists
Title: America's Greatest Hits 1950 (Various Artists)
Genre: Rock
Theme: Compilations
Release Date: 8/7/2020
Label: Acrobat
Number of Discs: 4
Media Format: CD
UPC: 824046714826


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