Guinness Book of British Hit Singles: 14th Edititon by David RobertsThe last edition was published in covering all chart hits between Two years later Virgin took over the contract from The Official Charts Company to publish the re-branded version of the book as The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles without the album charts information. The first edition of the book lists every act to have a chart hit in the UK top 75 singles chart between first quarter of the year. Unlike its predecessor it only lists the chart weeks spent in the top 40 if the single has ever charted high enough during its chart run to do so, while Guinness listed all weeks spent in the top Selected acts have a mini-biography with their entry in the book, while other sections of the book have reports on the charts, such as how they have changed due to the event of digital downloads having an effect. The main section of the book contains the Top 75 UK hit singles, which are separated into the artists; solo singers, duets, groups and bands. The song titles, along with the highest UK Chart position, and number of weeks in Top 40 are included.
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British Hit Singles & Albums was a music reference book originally published in the United Kingdom by the publishing arm of the Guinness breweries, Guinness.
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It listed all the singles and albums featured in the Top 75 pop charts in the UK. In the book became an amalgamation of two earlier Guinness publications, originally known as British Hit Singles and British Hit Albums. The publication of this amalgamation ceased in Read left the team in the mids and the other editors resigned in Chart editor for many editions was David Roberts.
Watermarked image. Now I look, it's the same for many of them. Where there's no edition number forming part of the actual title, it's probably best to leave them in, but standardise them all, as you suggest. It looks better on your list and it is after all the 2nd edition. There's a similar situation with the 3rd edition the-guinness-book-of-british-hit-singles-3 , although it should probably be changed to 3rd edition rather than 3 as it is now. Other than the authors names it reads
As you say, chart positions and most of the acts who occupy them are pretty meaningless nowadays anyway. Can't see me ever updating, though, even if anywhere actually still stocked it! It was taken over by Virgin. Here's the latest, but judging by the reviews, I don;t think I'll bother I've still got a copy which is numbered Its a shame there isn't a downloadable version. I used to buy it ever few years not every two but the last one I have is up to the end of