In 1942 Billboard began to publish African American hits as the "Harlem Hit Parade
." Country music was added in 1944, initially called Folk, then replaced for a period by the term Hillbilly Music.
Len Lungo rode Pipe's first ever winner - Hit Parade
at Taunton on May 9, 1975 - and fittingly saddled Monolith to victory in the 34 Festival Winners Commercial First Hurdle.
On "Your Hit Parade
," in what was a forerunner of today's videos, the singers performed the top songs of the day in story form.
Members said the Hit Parade
helped make up for the loss of the vendors.
Fortunately, a wide variety of genuinely uplifting, edifying music is still available, from the timeless works of the classical masters to the refined rhythms of the Big Band era, the soulful romance of Hit Parade
favorites, and many other wholesome genres.
Most importantly, they were masters of keeping the hit parade
coming and the fans begging for more.
obituary: No more monthly Argentina numbers, reports Media Metrix, although quarterly reports will continue.
But unless you're old enough to remember Perry Como's television show and Your Hit Parade
, you probably don't know about Peter Gennaro, who died late last year at the age of 80.
For fans of bluegrass music and electoral hanky-panky, the Coen brothers' new movie, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, offers a hit parade
for the ages.
5 Documenta X (Kassel, 1997) Over the course of the postwar period, Documenta was always conventionally conceived of as a hit parade
of the newest trends.
She had not had a hit record in nearly forty years, but her absence from the hit parade
had done little or nothing to diminish her stature as one of the true giants of rhythm and blues music.
Zaret, the lyricist, won many awards for songs that promoted brotherhood and public service; in addition to writing many hit songs, he wrote the theme song for the Hit Parade
("So Long for A While"), the official marching song for the U.S.
The Resurgent Liberal (and other unfashionable prophecies) Reich's hit parade
of our economic follies are all on view in this lively collection of Reagan-era essays.