THE BRITISH HIT SINGLES - January 1940 - October 1952
THE WEEK BY WEEK TOP 30 BEST SELLING SINGLES - THE MISSING CHARTS
A RockHistory Book
First published in Great Britain in 2013 by RockHistory Ltd.
PO Box 509a, Surrey KT7 0WQ
Text © Steve Waters, 2013
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accordance with the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988.
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Cover Design: Raven Design
Layout Design: Steve Waters
Special Thanks to Mark and Gill Rye, Roger Dopson, Dave McAleer, Adam Yeldham, Poppy
Morgan, Tina and Sophie Sparrow, The Official Charts Company and everyone who has
shown such great interest and encouragement for this project.
All photographs / images courtesy of Colin Brown, Rex Recordings