The Books

THE FULL LIST OF OUR BOOKS

 

Below you will find a list of the books we have for sale, together with information about them. Some will be listed as "Coming Soon", so check back regularly for more information about our expanding portfolio.

 

To buy, simply click on the button to the right and you will be taken to PayPal.

THE DECADE SERIES

The Singles Collection

Volume 1 - 1952-1959

The NME chart is the one used here and shows every single charting hit for the decade

PDF download - only £10

91 stunning pages in full colour

Check out the sample pages to see this volume properly!

 

Ever wanted a proper chart book? One that lists the important information and shows each re-entry properly?

 

Well now there is one!

 

The Decade Series breaks the charts down into one book per decade and has the important information you always wanted to see for each charted record:-

 

  • B-Side
  • Full Composer Credits
  • Song Duration
  • Every Re-entry shown with entry date, peak and weeks

 

Together with the usual information such as entry date, label and catalogue number.

 

Breaking each book down into decades allows you to see just the acts that hit the chart in this decade. All the chart information right at your fingertips!

Volume 3 - 1970-1979 launching later in 2017

The records that made the Singles chart as printed in Music Week during the 1970's are collected here, together with all the Breakers and Star Breakers for the first time. Like our 1960's book, these show full listings even if they went on to make the main chart!

 

This is the first time these have been listed in this format making this a unique collection.

 

Shows every single charting hit for the decade

PDF download - only £10.

This book is in preperation now and will be released later in 2017. Check back soon for sample pages!

Volume 2 - 1960-1969 Available Now!

The records that made the Record Retailer chart are shown here, together with those that made the Breakers chart - full listings even if they went on to make the main chart!

 

This is the first time these have been listed in this format making this a unique collection.

 

Shows every single charting hit for the decade

PDF download - only £10.

232 stunning pages, in full colour

Check out the sample pages to see this volume properly!

THE DECADE SERIES - The Album Collection

The album series expands on the hugly popular Single volumes listed above and turns the attention to poroperly and definitvly listing the correct placings of all the albums to chart on the UK Album Chart.

 

Some erros - such as albums being listed as Top 10's when they where not a Top 10 hit, and even a completely new weekly chart never published before - are all corrected in these volumes.

 

Listed together with Breakers, and, for the first time, a detailed record of those forgotten positions and charts compiled but never put in a book before, this definitive collection is truly unique.

 

The Decade Series - The Album Collection breaks the charts down into one book per decade, although the first book does cover 1956-1969 due to the size of the 1956-1959 charts. All the important information you always wanted to see for each charted record:-

 

  • All tracks from each charted recoprd, in order, shown once beneath the initial entry.
  • Correct catalogue numbers
  • Correct Titles as per the cover - many chart books in the past have got these wrong.
  • Complete Breakers listings
  • Every Re-entry shown with entry date, peak and weeks

 

Together with the usual information such as entry date, label and catalogue number.

 

Breaking each book down into decades allows you to see just the acts that hit the chart in this decade. All the chart information right at your fingertips!

Volume 1 - 1956-1969 launching in time for Christmas 2017 (the perfect gift for the chartographer who has everything)

The albums - each and every one - that made the Record Mirror (1956-1958), Melody Maker (1958-1960) and Record Retailer (1960-1969) album charts.

 

For the first time the Breakers are tabulated as well as the Bargain / Budget LP charts from 1969 - never before listed anywhere!

 

Full track listing of each album is shown, with tracks in the order they appeared on the release.

 

This is the first time these have been listed in this format making this a unique collection.

 

PDF download - only £10.

This book is in preperation now and will be released later in 2017. Check back soon for sample pages!

THE DECADE SERIES - The Special Releases

We have put together some special volumes detailing specific charts or periods. Before 1969 no single chart was recognised as the official one. These volumes look at those other, sometimes forgotten, charts.

Record Mirror 1955-1962

Record Mirror ran their own chart for seven years and this volume includes every single chart hit.

 

This book has the important information you always wanted to see for each charted record:-

 

  • B-Side
  • Full Composer Credits
  • Song Duration
  • Every Re-entry shown with entry date, peak and weeks

 

Together with the usual information such as entry date, label and catalogue number.

 

And in this volume we also show every single weekly chart! For the first time in one volume!!

 

Don't miss adding this much sought after chart collection to your archive.

PDF download - £10

128 stunning pages in full colour

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Disc Singles and Albums 1958-1967

Disc compiled their own chart for almost 9 years, and an albums chart for just 16 months, before merging charts with Melody Maker. This volume includes every single chart hit on both the Single and Album charts.

 

This book has the important information you always wanted to see for each charted record:-

 

  • B-Side
  • Full Composer Credits
  • Song Duration
  • The Ones To Watch appear for the first time in all new research!
  • Every Re-entry shown with entry date, peak and weeks
  • Full track listing, in the correct order, for each EP and LP below it's entry
  • Full Track listing is searchable and presented in order at the end of the LP section.
  • See the single LP NOT to make the Official UK Album Chart but that DID make the Disc Album Chart!

 

Together with the usual information such as entry date, label and catalogue number.

 

Don't miss adding this much sought after chart collection to your archive.

PDF download - £10

177 stunning pages in full colour

Check out the sample pages!

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