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Hit Parade | Music History and Music Trivia

A Music podcast featuring Chris Molanphy
 14 people rated this podcast
What makes a song a smash? Talent? Luck? Timing? All that—and more. Chris Molanphy, pop-chart analyst and author of Slate’s “Why Is This Song No. 1?” series, tells tales from a half-century of chart history. Through storytelling, trivia and song snippets, Chris dissects how that song you love—or hate—dominated the airwaves, made its way to the top of the charts and shaped your memories forever.
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120 episodes
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15 episodes
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2 episodes
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1 episode
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1 episode
A long-form podcast that investigates themes and artists' histories. Great source of interesting information about the history of music.
Excellent podcast that tells the stories of popular music's biggest stars through their runs up and down the Billboard charts. It's a unique approach that's totally engaging no matter what your preference may be for the artist(s) being featured
One of my favorite podcasts. Very informative and well-researched.
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