The class discusses and illustrates how pop music of the 1950s through the 1980s became hits utilizing the tools available at the time, including radio station surveys, record store sales and jukeboxes. Cash Box Magazine was one of the prominent music publications that Dick Clark, Solid Gold, Rick Dees and others used to countdown the hits. Relive and rediscover your 45s collection with this fun class!
Gregory Leschishin was born in the city where Rock and Roll was discovered: Cleveland, Ohio! In addition to chart fanatic, Gregory was a disc jockey before he worked in Hollywood. He was among the musicologists at Cash Box Magazine that determined the biggest hits the US bought and listened to!