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The Charts are Dead: Is the Top 40 still relevant in 2014?

Chiara Wilkinson, Rock's Backpages, 5 December 2014

"WHO'S NUMBER ONE in the charts?" Ask this question to a teenager in the '80s and you'll likely get a sharp, accurate response: the result of waiting eagerly with excited anticipation by the radio each Sunday night –perhaps with tape-recorder at the ready – for the Top 10 to be announced. 

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