What shoots a song to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 list? From the Beatles to Bob Dylan, from Prince to K-pop, Stereogum senior editor Tom Breihan’s new book, The Number Ones: Twenty Chart-Topping Hits That Reveal the History of Pop Music, spins stories from decades of sounds and ponders the playlists of the future. Grab a beer and listen to song samples and a fascinating talk. In conversation with Jack Hamilton, UVA Associate Professor of Media Studies and American Studies.
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Many thanks to Virginia Humanities Board Member W. Tucker Lemon for his sponsorship.
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