The national star-making machinery only begins to take you seriously when you command the field more than once. Just like, say, GOP presidential candidates, pop acts can't chart one strong number and assume dominance is permanently theirs. They've got to come back on top, week after week, sur ... More >>
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January 12, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 13
By Richard Goldstein
Conclusive proof of the dubious value of charts in measuring true popularity comes with this year's onslaught of "Hot 100" lists.
Billboard magazine ranks the top five ... More >>