Hit Parade | Music History and Music Trivia

A Music podcast featuring
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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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69 episodes
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1 episode
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.
Informative, with excellent attention to detail.
Excellent podcast from a music critic who specializes in music charts. Highly recommended.

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Podcast Details

Created by
Slate Podcasts
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Apr 28th, 2017
Latest Episode
Sep 18th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
69
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English
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