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CONTENTS

 

Unless otherwise stated, all articles refer to the UK chart, and to a singles chart. Most issues include an editorial, letters page, reviews, and an analysis of the current year's singles and LP charts up to the end of the previous quarter.

 

Issue 1

May 81

Top Singles Acts 1955-1980; Top Acts of the Seventies; Biggest Jumps To No.1; Biggest Falls from No.1; Most Successful Singles Re-entries; 1980 Analysis; Chart Records omiited from Guinness; Phil Spector chartography; Eurovision 1981.

Issue 2

Aug 81

Top 100 Singles 1974-1981; Sales-related Points System; Most Weeks at No.2; British Invasion 1964; Top 50 Disco Acts 1974-1979; Berlin Chart; David Bowie Chartography Pt 1;Top 30 Labels 1980.

Issue 3

Nov 81

Top Singles Acts in USA 1958-1979; David Bowie Chartography Pt 2; Collectacharts ABBA; ABBA record sales; US Independent Record Labels 1922-1962; Highest New Entries 1962-1981; Singles that were No.1 in UK, US and Germany; Slowest No.1's.

Issue 4

Mar 82

1981 Analysis; Germany 1981; Germany, France, Holland, Italy and Spain No.1 singles 1981; Berlin 1981; US singles 1981; NME Indie chart 1981; 10cc family tree and chartography; Collectacharts ABBA - AC/DC; simultaneous No.1 single and album; German No.1 singles 1979-1980; Most Top 10 singles in one week; Highest rises to No.2.

Issue 5

Jun 82

NME LP charts 1962-1978; Eurovision 1982; Miscellany 1981; Collectacharts Ace - Gayle Adams; Record Business Indie Chart 1981; Hits Hits Hits; Most hits before a No.1; South Africa 1981; Top Singles Acts in US 1977-1981;US R&B Analysis 1965.

Issue 6

Sep 82

Rolling Stones History and Chartography; Norway 1981; Zimbabwe No.1's 1976-1982; US Top LP Acts 1976; Smallest No.1's; Town Group Guide; Neue Deutsche Welle; Biggest Known Chart Climbers; Most Successful Chart Debuts by Act and Single; Collectacharts Marie Adams - Allman Brothers; Most Hits for Record Labels.

Issue 7

Mar 83

1971 Analysis; Marc Bolan chartography; Notting Hill Carnival; Finland 1982; Most Weeks on Chart for Individuals; US R&B/Soul No.1's 1965-1982; Singles charting three times; Highest New Entries to the NME Chart 1961-1970; Collectacharts AllNight Band - Angelwitch; LP's Entering at No.1.

Issue 8

Jun 83

1982 Analysis; Madness Chartography; Poll 1982; Showaddywaddy Chartography; US Analysis 1982; Canada, Australia, Germany and Japan No.1 singles and LP's; Zimbabwe singles 1982; Collectacharts Animals - Joan Armatrading; South Africa No.1's 1978-1982; Eurovision 1983; Sheet Music No.1's 1946-1952; Biggest Flops; US LP chart 1963; Most Important Rock Singles Pt 1; Birthdays in July; Chart Return after Longest Absences.

Issue 9

Sep 83

1972 Analysis; Slade Chartography; Chart Residency Records; Jackson 5 in Germany; All-British Top 10's; Italy No.1's 1982; Collectacharts Louis Armstrong - Aztec Camera; Holland No.1's 1965-1978; Acts with Most Weeks on US Top 40; No.1 EP's 1960-1967; Most Important Rock Singles Pt 2; US Analysis 1961; Monthly Singles and LP sales 1959-1966; Chart History; Birthdays in September; Most Hits for Dead Pop Stars.

Issue 10

Dec 83

1973 Analysis; Gary Glitter Chartography; David Bowie Chartography; Highest Rises to Each Position in the Top 50; Fastest and Slowest First Ten Hits; Song Comebacks; Collectacharts Bob Azzam - Kenny Ball; US C&W No.1's 1962-1973; The First Chart; Most Important Rock Singles Pt 3; Non-British Top 10's; How Accurate Are The Charts; Holland No.1's 1979-1982; Birthdays in November; Top 100 Singles 1964.

Issue 11

Feb 84

1983 Analysis; Jacksons Chartography; Germany 1983; Most Hits Between No.1's; Collectacharts Bananarama - Mike Batt; US C&W No.1's 1974-1982; Most Important Rock Singles Pt 4; Eurovision 1969; Longest Chart Climbs; Decline of US Hits; Music Video 1983; US R&B No.1's 1983; Jamaica 1983; Birthdays in February; Top 100 Singles 1965.

Issue 12

May 84

Beatles History; Poll 1983; Collectacharts Bauhaus - Celi Bee; Miscellany 1983; France No.1's 1966-1978; Birthdays in May; Top 100 Singles 1966.

Issue 13

Aug 84

1974 Analysis; Chapman & Chinn Chartography; Eurovision 1984; Sheet Music Hits not in Guinness; Collectacharts Bee Gees - Cilla Black; Top 200 Singles 1960-1984; France No.1's 1978-1984; Platinum, Gold & Silver; US R&B 1983; Birthdays in August; Top 100 Singles 1967.

Issue 14

Oct 84

1975 Analysis; Bay City Rollers Chartography; Most Hits Singles & LP's Combined; Best LP Chart Debuts by Act; Dutch Chart Trivia; Collectacharts Bill Black - Booker T & The MG's; US R&B No.1's 1949-1963; Top 100 Acts in NME Charts 1952-1983; Zimbabwe & South Africa Top Singles since 1976; Top Indie Singles & LP's 1982 and 1983; US R&B 1984; Birthdays in October; Top 100 Singles 1968.

Issue 15

Jan 85

1976 Analysis; ABBA Chartography; US LP's 1976; Collectacharts Boomtown Rats - Brat; US R&B No.1's 1965-1979; Biggest Chart Risers; NME only Hits; Birthdays in March; Top 100 Singles 1969.

Issue 16

Apr 85

1984 Analysis; Trevor HornChartography; Australia Singles 1984; Poll 1984; Collectacharts Bread - Budgie; US R&B LP's 1980-1984; US R&B 1984; Annual Singles and LP record sales 1955-1984; Top Selling Singles; Most Influential Rock LP's Pt 1; Liverpool Hits 1979-1984; ABBA's Swedish Singles; Best Chart Debuts for Singles; Zimbabwe & South Africa 1984; Indie Charts 1984; US 1984; Birthdays in April; Top 100 Singles 1970.

Issue 17

Aug 85

1977 Analysis; Radio 1 Playlist 1984; Punk Chartography; Miscellany 1984; Most Influential Rock LP's Pt 2; Collectacharts Buggles - Eric Carmen; US C&W No.1 LP's 1964-1971; Top Selling LP's; Highest Scoring Weeks; Eurovision 1985; Revolution No.6; Ireland, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Holland No.1's 1984; Phil Collins Chartography.

Issue 18

Nov 85

1978 Analysis; Stiff Chartography; Best Chart Debuts for Acts; Highest Position for First Chart Week; Highest Drop Outs from Top 50; Collectacharts Eric Carmen - Change; US C&W No.1 LP's 1972-1977; Top 200 Singles 1952-1985; Stage Musicals Chartography; Bruce Springsteen Chartography; Birthdays in December; Top 100 Singles 1958.

Issue 19

Apr 86

1985 Analysis; Most Influential Rock LP's Pt 3; Collectacharts Bruce Channel - Jimmy Clanton; US R&B 1985; Poll 1985; Madonna Chartography; Zimbabwe 1985; US 1985; Live Aid Chartography; European Hits per Year; Birthdays in April; Top 100 Singles 1959.

Issue 20

Oct 86

Elvis Presley Singles Chartography; Chartwatch Policy; Collectacharts Eric Clapton - George Cole; Miscellany 1985 Pt 1; Europarade 1985; Music Video 1985; Siouxsie & The Banshees Chartography; Eurovision 1986; Top 100 Songs 1952-1986; Dire Straits Chartography; New Digest Jan-Jun; Top 100 Singles 1960.

Issue 21

Dec 86

1979 Analysis; New York New Wave Chartography; Biggest Rises and Falls in LP Chart 1979-1986; Collectacharts Lloyd Cole - Ray Conniff; Top Acts in Finland 1963-1984; Fabricating Charts; US No.1 LP's 1954-1973; British Soul Chartography; News Digest Jul-Sep; Top 100 Singles 1961.

Issue 22

Mar 87

1986 Analysis; Queen Chartography; Poll 1986; Music Videos 1986; Collectacharts Billy Connolly - Randy Crawford; Top 100 Re-issues 1952-1986; US 1986; US R&B 1986; France 1986; Ireland 1986; Folk & Roots 1986; Germany 1986; Germany 1981-1986; News Digest 1986; Top 100 Singles 1962.

Issue 23

Aug 87

1980 Analysis; Police Chartography; Miscellany 1986; Collectacharts Robert Cray Band - T C Curtis; US No.1 LP's 1974-1986; Eurovision 1987; Europarade 1986; France No.1's 1984-1987; News Digest Jan-Jun; Instrumental No.1's.

Issue 24

Nov 87

EP's in NME Singles Chart 1960-1969; 1971-1980 Analysis; Collectacharts Curved Air - Spencer Davis Group; Germany No.1's 1981-1987; News Digest Jul-Sep; Police Chartography Pt 2.

Issue 25

Mar 88

1961 Analysis; Joe Meek Chartography; 1971-1980 Miscellany; Top Singles Acts 1961-1980; Collectacharts Dawn - Def Leppard; Biggest Re-issued Hits that were Originally Flops; Most Years On The Chart; Most Consecutive Weeks On The Chart; Folk & Roots 1987; Ireland 1987; France 1987; Germany 1987; South Africa & Zimbabwe 1987; News Digest Oct-Dec 1987.

Issue 26

Jun 88

1987 Analysis; Stock, Aitken & Waterman Chartography; Collectacharts De Ia - Neil Diamond; Poll 1987; US 1987; Madonna in France & Germany; Germany 1987; Germany 1981-1987; Top 100 Remakes of Old Hits; News Digest Jan-Mar; Eurovision 1988.

Issue 27

Sep 88

U2 Chartography; Ireland Most No.1's 1962-1983; Canada, Australia, Pan-European No.1 Singles & LP's 1988; Music Video 1987; Collectacharts Greg Diamond - Doctor & The Medics; 1962 Analysis; The Twist Chartography; Pet Shop Boys in Germany; Oldest Songs To Chart; News Digest Apr-Jun.

Issue 28

Jan 89

Pet Shop Boys Cahrtography; Rock Roots 1952-1987; Collectacharts Ken Dodd - Gail Ann Dorsey; 1963 Analysis; Lennon & McCartney Chartography; News Digest Jul-Sep.

Issue 29

Apr 89

1988 Analysis; Music Video 1988; Collectacharts Lee Dorsey - Ronnie Dyson; Poll 1988; Erasure, Depeche Mode & Yazoo Chartography; Oldest Recordings To Chart; US 1988; Germany 1988; Zimbabwe & South Africa 1988; News Digest Oct-Dec 1988; Worldwide Record Sales.

Issue 30

Jul 89

Bob Dylan Chartography; Cliff' Richard's 100 Singles; Eurovision 1989; France 1988; Sandra in France & Germany; CC Catch & Modern Talking in Germany; Collectacharts Bob Dylan - Edelweiss; 1964 Ananlysis; Top Acts 1979-1988; Compilation Charts Scoring System; News Digest Jan-Mar; LP Prices.

Issue 31

Oct 89

1965 Analysis; Switzerland No.1's Singles & LP's 1983-1988; Collectacharts Duane Eddy - John Entwhistle; Longest Wait for a Hit; Longest Gap for Hit Single to be taken from LP; Pan-European, Canada & Australia 1989; Most Million Sellers 1903-1952; Ireland 1988; Folk & Roots 1988; News Digest Apr-Jun.

Issue 32

Jan 90

1989 Analysis; Music Video 1989; Collectacharts Enya - Exciters; Simple Minds Chartography; Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan & Madonna in Australia; Australia No.1's 1989; Echo & The Bunnymen Chartography; Europarade 1984-1989; Germany 1989; Germany, Austria & Switzerland No.1 Singles & LP's 1989; News Digest Jun-Sep 1989.

Issue 33

May 90

1966 Analysis; Beach Boys Chartography; Collectacharts Everly Brothers - Georgie Fame; 1980-1989 Analysis; Poll 1989; US R&B 1966; News Digest Oct 1989-Mar 1990.

Issue 34

Aug 90

Football Song Chartography; Chart Comebacks after Longest Absence; Longest Chart Absence; Yearly Top US Acts 1890-1989; US Singles 1960; Top Greatest Hits LP's 1971-1989; Eurovision 1990; Collectacharts Georgie Fame - Fiddler's Dram; US 1989; France 1989; France 1985-1989; Zimbabwe 1989; Australia 1989; Germany 1981-1989; Michael Jackson in Germany 1981-1988; News Digest Mar-Jun; Holland Annual Top 10 Singles 1965-1968.

Issue 35

Dec 90

Elton John Chartography; All-Time Longest Chart Climbs; Cycles in Popular Music; Holland Annual Top 10 Singles 1969-1973; Breakers 1976; Collectacharts Fidelfatti - A Flock Of Seagulls; Most Covered Artists 1955-1988; 1969 LP Breakers; Most Successful Debut LP's; 1990's Scoring System Pt 1; News Digest Jul-Sep; US Singles 1961.

Issue 36

Mar 91

1990 Analysis; Music Video 1990; Collectacharts Fleetwood Mac - Formations; Rap Chartography; Poll 1990; Most Successful Chart Debuts for LP; Holland Annual Top 10 Singles 1974-1982; Zimbabwe 1990; 1990's Scoring System Pt 2; News Digest Oct-Dec 1990; US Singles 1962.

Issue 37

Jun 91

1981-1990 Analysis; Collectacharts George Formby - Fra Lippo Lippi; Song For Europe 1991; Eurovision 1991; France 1990; France 1985-1990; NME Indie Charts 1990; Australia 1990; US Singles 1963; News Digest Jan-Mar.

Issue 38

Oct 91

1967 Analysis; Brill Building Songwriters Chartography; Collectacharts Fraggles - Fun Boy Three; Top Acts 1971-1990; Breakers 1977; Pan-European, Canada & Australia Singles 1990; INXS in Australia; Ireland 1990; News Digest Apr-Jul; US Singles 1964.

Issue 39

Dec 91

Ireland No.1's 1985; Top 100 Remakes of Former Flops; Most Flops Before A Hit; US 1990; US Top 100 Singles Chart Acts 1958-1989; Collectacharts Farley "Jackmaster" Funk - Gaye Bykers On Acid; Melody Maker EP Chart 1959-1960; Breakers 1974; Eurovision 1963 & 1964; Hit Songs That Were Originally B-Sides; US C&W No.1 LP's 1978-1985; Most Consecutive Hits For Record Label; Indie Charts 1985; New Zealand 1990; News Digest Jul-Oct.

Issue 40

Mar 92

1991 Analysis; Poll 1991; Collectacharts Marvin Gaye - Girlschool; Pan-European, Germany & Canada No.1 Singles & LP's 1991; Ireland 1991; France 1991; Zimbabwe 1991; NME Indie Chart 1991; Music Video 1991; Breakers 1967; Eurovision 1965 & 1966; Song For Europe 1961; News Digest Oct-Dec; Birthdays in June; US Singles 1965 & 1966.

Issue 41

Jul 92

1968 Analysis; Stax Chartography; 1982-1991 Analysis; Collectacharts Girl Talk - Norman Greenbaum; Breakers 1968;Pet Shop Boys in Australia;Australia 1991; Finland 1991; France Annual Top 10 Singles 1966-1971; Italy Top 100 Acts 1957-1981; South Africa LP's 1991; Song For Europe 1992; Eurovision 1992; News Digest Jan-Mar; US Singles 1967 & 1968.

Issue 42

Oct 92

Tamla Motown Chartography; New Zealand 1991; Collectacharts Lorne Greene - Happenings; US Highest New Entries 1970-1991; Prince in Australia; Breakers 1966; News Digest Apr-Jul; US Singles 1969 and 1960-1969.

Issue 43

Feb 93

1969 Analysis; Fleetwood Mac Chartography; Collectacharts Happy Mondays - Ted Heath; Breakers 1969-1970; Budget & Bargain LP's 1969; US Highest New Entries 1991-1992; France Annual Top 10 Singles 1972-1977; Music Video No.1's 1981-1991; Million Selling LP's since 1987; U2 in Australia; News Digest Jul-Sep; US Singles 1970 & 1971.

Issue 44

Apr 93

1992 Analysis; Music Video 1992; Airplay 1992; Poll 1992; Collectacharts Heart - Hithouse; NME Indie Charts 1992; US 1992; Ireland 1992; France 1992; Australia 1992; New Zealand 1992; South Africa 1992; Zimbabwe 1992; Blondie in US; News Digest Nov-Dec; Song For Europe 1993; Eurovision 1967 & 1968.

Issue 45

Jul 93

1970 Analysis; US Slowest & Fastest No.1's; Simon & Garfunkel Chartography; US R&B 1967; Collectacharts Hitman Howie Tee - Housemaster Boyz; Mid-Price LP's 1970; Italy, Holland, Spain & Sweden No.1 Singles & LP's 1992; Chart Cycles; Eurovision 1993; Top 100 Acts 1983-1992; Top 50 Music Videos 1992; News Digest Jan-Mar.

Issue 46

Nov 93

1961-1970 Analysis; Collectacharts House Of Love - Billy Idol; Breakers 1974-1975; Radio 1 Top 100 LP's; Finland 1992; News Digest Apr-Jun.

Issue 47

Feb 94

1993 Analysis; Most Successful LP Tracks in the Singles Chart; Collectacharts Frank Ifield - Iron Maiden; Rod Stewart Chartography; International Record Sales 1989; South Africa 1993; Zimbabwe 1993; Breakers 1978; US 1993; Holland 1993; News Digest Jul-Dec 1993.

Issue 48

May 94

1961-1970 Miscellany; Collectacharts Jeremy Irons - JALN Band; Poll 1993; Song For Europe 1994; Music Videos 1993; NME Indie Charts 1993; Germany Singles 1993; New Zealand 1993; Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Finland, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Japan, Portugal, Spain, Sweden & Switzerland No.1's 1993; 1984-1993 Analysis; News Digest Jan-Mar.

Issue 49

Aug 94

Eurovision 1994; Eurovision Chartography; Beatles Top Tracks; Mid-Price LP Chart 1971; Collectacharts Stonewall Jackson - Jesus Jones; Most Top 10 Hits for Songwriters; No.1 LP after Longest Chart Career; Belgium, Italy & Spain 1993; France Anual Top 10 Singles 1978-1984; British & Irish Acts in the US Top 40; ABBA in US; News Digest Apr-Jun; US Singles 1972 & 1973.

Issue 50

Nov 94

1961-1990 Analysis; Collectacharts Jesus Lizard - Kevin Johnson; All-Time Worldwide Top Acts; U2 in Holland; Echoes Reggae Charts 1993; News Digest Jul-Sep; US Singles 1974 & 1975.

Issue 51

Mar 95

1994 Analysis; Germany Singles 1994; Collectacharts Laurie Johnson - Judge Dread; Holland 1994; Eurochart 1994; France 1994; Zimbabwe 1994; 1961-1970 Biggest Year-On-Year Rises & Falls; 1970-1993 Top 10 Acts of Previous 10 Years; US Singles 1976 & 1977; News Digest Oct-Dec.

Issue 52

Jul 95

Madonna Chartography; Top 100 Acts 1985-1994; Top 200 Acts 1961-1994; Poll 1994; Collectacharts Judas Priest - Kenny; Eurovision 1956 & 1995; Song For Europe 1976, 1978, 1981 & 1995; US 1994; Echoes Reggae Chart 1994; New Zealand 1994; NME Indie Chart 1994.

Issue 53

Oct 95

1938 Singles Chart; 1960 Analysis; History of the Top 40 Show; Collectacharts Gerard Kenny - Kinkina; LP Longevity; Zimbabwe LP's 1994; Mexico 1994; No.1 After Most Weeks On Chart; Pop Polls 1955-1992; Breakers 1971; Latin American Record Sales; History of the Europarade; US Singles 1978 & 1979; Eurovision 1957.

Issue 54

Feb 96

Eurovision 1958; Kinks Chartography; Zimbabwe 1995; France Singles 1995; Zobbel Website; Collectacharts Kinks - Kreamcicle; 1959 Analysis; In Tune Magazine; Song For Europe 1961, 1976, 1978 & 1981; Top EP's 1959-1967; Top 200 Acts 1959-1994.

Issue 55

Apr 96

1995 Analysis; Mojo Top 100 Greatest LP's; Collectacharts Kreuz - Stacy Lattislaw; Poll 1995; NME Indie Charts 1995; Eurochart 1995; Germany Singles 1995; Eurovision 1959; Holland 1995; New Zealand 1995; Song For Europe 1996; Most Consecutive Years in the Top 10.

Issue 56

Jul 96

1958 Analysis; Top 200 Acts 1958-1995; US 1995; Collectacharts Cyndi Lauper - Ketty Lester; Top 100 Acts 1986-1995; Sheet Music Chart 1960; Eurovision 1996; Returns to No.1; Most Consecutive Weeks on the Chart for LP's; Meandians Update; Most Consecutive Years on the Chart by Current Acts.

Issue 57

Oct 96

1957 Analysis; Canada Top Singles Acts 1975-1996; Top 200 Acts 1957-1995; Record Breaking Record Sales 1955-1967; Collectacharts Let Loose - Liquid; Annual Most Successful TV Music Shows 1960-1991; Weekly Top Singles Acts 1971-1979; US Singles 1980.

Issue 58

Mar 97

1996 Analysis; Collectacharts Liquid Gold - Longpigs; Music Video 1996; France 1996; Zimbabwe 1996; Germany Singles 1996; New Zealand 1996; Charts on the Internet; Singles Longevity; Fastest Selling Albums 1985-1996; Old Hits that Charted in 1995.

Issue 59

Jun 97

1956 Analysis; Echoes Reggae Chart 1995; NME Indie Charts 1996; Collectacharts Joe Longthorne - Bob Luman; Poll 1996; Top 150 Acts 1987-1996; Beatles German and Dutch Chartographies; Eurovision 1997; Song For Europe 1997; Eurovision 1959 & 1960; US Singles 1981.

Issue 60

Sep 97

Paul McCartney chartography; Beatles Foreign Chartography Pt.1; Eurovision 1961, 1962; Collectacharts Lulu McFadden & Whitehead; 1955 Analysis; US Singles 1982; UK Airplay 1996.

Issue 61

Mar 98

1997 Analysis; Collectacharts Rachel McFarlane Madonna (Pt.1); France Singles 1997; Zimbabwe 1997; Oldest Albums to Chart in 1996; Beatles Foreign Chartography Pt.2; Biggest Falls in the Top 40; Top Albums 1958-1997 Pt.1.

Issue 62

May 98

1954 Analysis; Top Albums 1958-1997 Pt.2; Collectacharts Madonna (Pt.2) Manic Street Preachers; Poll 1997; NME Indie Charts 1997; New Zealand 1997; Germany Singles 1997; Music Videos 1997; Top 250 Acts 1955-1997; Top 100 Acts 1988-1997; US Singles 1983.

Issue 63

Oct 98

1953 Analysis; Top 250 Acts 1953-1997; Eurovision 1956-1998 (Pt.1); Collectacharts Barry Manilow Marmion; Beatles Foreign Chartography Pt.3; Madonna New Zealand Chartography; Album Sales in the Sixties; Most Consecutive Years on the Charts; Budget Albums 1997; Quarterly Record Sales 1980-1996; Eurovision 1998.

Issue 64

Mar 99

1998 Analysis; Music Video 1998; High Entries 1998; Collectacharts Neville Marriner Mireille Mathieu; Germany 1998; New Zealand 1998; Zimbabwe 1998; Eurovision 1970; Echoes Reggae Charts 1998; Oldest Albums to Chart in 1997; Eurovision 1956-1998 (Pt.2).

Issue 65

Aug 99

Fifties Analysis Pt.1; Collectacharts Johnny Mathis Vaughn Meader; Poll 1999; Song Longevity; Eurovision 1999; Top 100 Acts 1989-1998.

Issue 66

Dec 99

Fifties Analysis Pt. 2; Web page update; Collectacharts Meat Beat Manifesto Merz; Music Video 1994-1998; Top Acts of the 80s.

Issue 67

May 00

1999 Analysis; Music Video 1999; High Entries 1999; Collectacharts Messiah John Miles; Poll 1999; France singles 1999; Germany 1999; New Zealand 1999; Zimbabwe 1999; Eurovision Re-scored.

Issue 68

Nov 00

Top 100 Acts 1990-1999; Record Sales 1997-1999; Important Dates in Scoring History; Collectacharts Robert Miles Mr Big; Eurovision 2000; Silver Discs 1983-1999; Echoes Reggae Charts 1999; Longest Runs on US Top 20 Singles.

Issue 69

Mar 01

2000 Analysis; Music Video 2000; High Entries 2000; World Singles 2000; Collectacharts Mr Big Monochrome Set; News Digest 2000; Germany 2000; France Singles 2000; Relationships; US Singles 1990 and 1991.

Issue 70

Sep 01

Nineties Analysis; Collectacharts Tony Monopoly Jonathon Morris; Zimbabwe 2000; New Zealand 2000; Poll 2000; Eurovision Song Contest 2000.

Issue 71

Dec 01

Top300 Acts 1952-2000; Collectacharts Mark Morrison-Mukkaa; World Record Sales 2000; George Harrison obituary; Weekly Top Acts of the Nineties; US Singles 1993 and 1994.

Issue 72

Apr 02

2001 Analysis; Music Video 2001; Poll 2001; Collectacharts Maria Muldaur-Natural Ites; New Zealand 2001; Germany 2001; France singles 2001; Oldest Songs To Reach No.1; US Singles 1995.

Issue 73

Sep 02

1952 Analysis; UK Quarterly Record Sales 1991-2001; Collectacharts Natural Life-New Model Army; Top 150 Acts 1992-2001; Chartwatch Classics; Eurovision 2002.

Issue 74

Jan 03

50th Anniversary of the Record Charts in the UK Part 1; Collectacharts New Musik-9.9; Records that were Hits in the NME Chart but not Music Week 1960-1983; US Singles 1992.

Issue 75

Apr 03

2002 Analysis; Collectacharts 911-Nu Soul; Music Video 2002; France Singles 2002; 50th Anniversary of the Record Charts in the UK Part 2 (Record Labels); Singles That Returned to the Top 20.

Issue 76

Sep 03

Top 100 Acts 1993-2002; Eurovision 2003; Most Years on Chart for an Album; Collectacharts Gary Numan- Hazel OConnor; Television Talent Shows; First Hits for Record Labels; US 2001 Anaylsis.

Issue 77

Feb 04

Most Acts with No.1s in UK and US; Top 600 Acts 1952-2002; Collectacharts Sinead OConnor 187 Lockdown; Eighties Acts that Declined in the Nineties; Most Years on Top 10 for Songwriter; New Zealand 2002; First Hits for Record Label (addendum); Germany 2002.

Issue 78

Jul 04

2003 Analysis; Collectacharts 1 Giant Leap Ozzy Osbourne; France Singles 2003; Eurovision 2004; First Hits for Foreigners; US 2002 Analysis; Highest Climbs Back Up the Singles Chart.

Issue 79

Dec 04

Top 1000 UK Singles 1952-2003; Collectacharts Tony Osbourne Sound Jimmy Page; Cult Acts - Fewest Points per Week on Chart.

Issue 80

Dec 04

Top 100 Acts 1994-2003; Biggest Falls From No.2; Germany 2003; Guinness Versus Chartwatch Rankings; Collectacharts Patti Page Partridge Family; Top 1000 UK Singles 1952-2003 part 2; Quarterly Record Sales 2000-2003; Weekly Record sales 1994-2003.

Issue 81

Jun 05

Biggest Falls from No.2 (addendum); 2004 Analysis; Collectacharts Party Animals Penthouse 4; Eurovision 2005; Song For Europe 2005; France Singles 2004; Artist Album No.1s 1970-1989; Weekly Record Sales 2004; Singles with Most Weeks Positions 11-20; 1000th Number One Single and Singles Sales.

Issue 82

Oct 05

Sheet Music No.1's 1936-1964; Collectacharts Pentangle - Edith Piaf; Longest Album Chart Careers; John Peel's All-Time Festive 50; Best Selling Albums in the 60's and 70's; UK Second Quarter 2005.

Issue 83

Dec 05

Decade 1995-2004; No.1 Milestones NME Singles; H-factor 2004; Top Album Tracks in the UK Singles Chart; Collectacharts Piano Fantasia - PKA; Pink Floyd's Top 20 Albums; Simultaneous UK and USA No.1's; Rolling Stones US Singles; Album Charts 1956-1958; UK third quarter 2005.

Issue 84

Jun 06

2005 Annual Analysis; Song For Europe 2006; 50 Years of the UK Album Chart; Collectacharts Placebo - Poni Tails; Album Chart Analyses 1956-1958; Bob Dylan's US Chartography; UK First Quarter 2006.

Issue 85

Dec 06

Decade 1996-2005; Highest new entries 2005; Top compilation albums 2005; France singles 2005; NME Best-selling Discs by British Artists Chart 1954; Collectacharts Police - Praying Mantis; Eurovision Song Contest 2006; Record Mirror and Melody Maker only hits 1955-1958; Oldest albums to chart 1998-2004; UK second quarter 2006.

Issue 86

Dec 06

Comparison of number one albums in the UK from Music Week, Melody Maker and New Musical Express; Collectacharts Precious - Elvis Presley part 1; Chart disparities: the case of EPs; UK third quarter 2006.

Issue 87

Jun 07

UK Analysis 2006; Compilation Charts 2006; Collectacharts Elvis Presley part 2 - Prima Donna; Music Video 2006; Elvis Presley's Biggest Tracks in the UK; Song For Europe 2007; UK Singles Breakers 1973; US First Quarter 2007; UK First Quarter 2007.

Issue 88

Nov 07

Decade 1997-2006; Oldest Records to Chart by Highest Position; Three or More Simultaneous UK Hit Singles; Collectacharts Primal Scream - SProspect Park; Eurovision 2007; France Singles 2006; Melody Maker and Disc Charts 1956-1969; TV Themes Chartography Part 2: 1952-1980; UK Second Quarter 2007.

Issue 89

Jan 08

BPI Awards - Silver, Gold and Platinum; Sound Of The Underground; Collectacharts Brain Protheroe - Suzi Quatro; Year By Year Revisited - 1955; TV Themes Chartography Part 2: 1981-1988; US Third Quarter 2007; UK Third Quarter 2007; Singles with Most Weeks in the Bottom Half of the UK Top 40.

Issue 90

Mar 08

UK Analysis 2007; France singles 2007; Collectacharts Finley Quaye - Radiohead; Chartwatch Football Ladder 1952-2006; Oldest tracks to chart 2007; TV Themes chartography part 3: 1989-2007.

Issue 91

Sep 08

Decade 1998-2007; Most simultaneous instrumentals on the NME Top 30; Ruby Murray in 1955; Eurovision Song Contest 2008; Collectacharts Jimmy Radcliffe - Rasmus; Acts at no.1 with the longest careers; Girls on tops - Albums.

Issue 92

Dec 08

Christmas hits; Going solo; British and Irish no.1's on the US singles chart; Collectacharts Jimmy Radcliffe - Rasmus; Top 40 charts with most acts with more than one hit; Most and fewest weeks between consecutive no.1's.

Issue 93

May 09

UK analysis 2008; Oldest soloists on the album chart; France singles chart analysis 2008; Collectacharts Sharon Redd - Re-flex; Career-destroying singles; Biggest falls in the album chart; That difficult third album

Issue 94

Sep 09

Decade 1999-2008; Dead pop stars; Most simultaneous hits; Oldest soloists in the charts; Collectacharts Jim Reeves - Replay; Eurovision 2009; Michael Jackson's biggest hits; Album chart domination; Oldest albums to rechart; Longest climbs in the album charts; UK first quarter 2009

Issue 95

May 10

UK Analysis 2009; Most hit singles in a year; Collectacharts Republica - Cliff Richard; France singles chart analysis 2009; Top collaborations; Cliff Richard's greatest hits

Issue 96

Sep 10

Decade 2000-2009; Fastest multiple no.1 singles; Collectacharts Charlie Rich - Risse; Tracks on most no.1 compilation albums; Pre-1989 no.1 compilation albums; Acts with four high scoring singles in a year; UK first quarter 2010

Issue 97

Sep 10

Year By Year 2010; France Singles 2010; Collectacharts Ritchie Family - Rodrigo Y Gabriela; Biggest climbs Back Up The Charts; Playlist: First Of Their Kind; Top 10 Singles Charts Without Groups; Tracks on Most Compilation Albums; Most Simultaneous No.1 Singles and Albums

Issue 98

Sep 10

Decade 2001-2010; Top 10 Acts 2001-2010; Collectacharts Rodriguez - Rooster; Highest Annual Singles Totals 2001-2010; Scoring the 2010s; Music Videos 2010; Most Simultaneous No.1 Singles and Albums; Playlist: Independent Record Labels; First and Last Top 20 Album Chart Appearance; UK 1st Quarter 2011

Issue 99

Sep 10

Chartwatch Football Ladder; Hop Heavy Charts; Eurovision 2010; A Succession of Women; Top Talent Show Acts; Collectacharts Rootjoose - Lisa Roxanne; Top Albums 2001-2010; Most Singles Points in a Decade; Playlist: The Piano Man; Transatlantic Chart Longevity; UK 3rd Quarter 2011

Issue 100

Mar 12

Year By Year 2011; Winners and Losers from the Chartwatch Football Ladder; Collectacharts Roxette - Run Tings; Top Acts 1953-2010 Year By Year; Most Successfull Tracks In The Singles Chart That Charted First In The Album Chart

Issue 101

Jul 12

Decade 2002-2011; Eurovision Song Contest 2012; UK 1st quarter 2012; Collectacharts RuPaul - St Paul; The Day The Music Died; France singles 2011; Playlist: white boy sings the blues

Issue 102

Nov 12

Track chart longevity; No.1 albums on the combined album chart 2007-2011; Returns to No.1 in the album chart; Meandians revised; Collectacharts Saint Etienne - Sarr Band; Highest annual scores 1952-2011; UK 3rd quarter 2012; Music video 2011; Compilation albums 2011; Biggest comebacks

Issue 103

Apr 13

Year By Year 2012; Compilation Charts 2012; Collectacharts Peter Sarstedt - Science Dept; Chartwatch Football Ladder 1952-2012; France Singles Chart 2012; No.1 Singles Sales 1990-2010; Music Video 2012

Issue 104

Aug 13

Eurovision Song Contest 2013; Highest scoring double A-side singles; Most successful follow-up albums; Collectacharts Scientist - Jay Sean; Most succesful albums by singles scores; UK 2nd quarter 2013

Issue 105

Dec 13

Decade 2003-2012; No.1s Where From Where To; Book review; Most successful no.1 album acts; Supergroups; Collectacharts Searchers - Senate; Double No.1's; Minihits and microhits; Top 100 album tracks in the singles chart; High new entries 2012; UK 3rd quarter 2013

Issue 106

Apr 14

Year By Year 2013; Collectacharts Senseless Things - Shadows; France singles 2013; UK compilation albums 2013; Year By Year 1940; Top singles and album artists; B-sides with impact

Issue 107

Aug 14

Decade 2004-2013; Eurovision Song Contest 2014; Competing versions of the same song in New South Wales; Collectacharts Shaft - Sharpay; Top acts from talent shows; Most consecutive No.1's by record label; Year By Year 1941; UK 1st quarter 2014

Issue 108

Jan 15

Year By Year 2014; compilation albums 2014; music video 2014; Songs with the most weeks at No.1 in the UK singles chart; Collectacharts Edward Sharpe - Shooting Party; Most 100 point singles for songwriters; USA 1941 analysis; Most and fewest points for each highest position in the singles chart; Highest falls to singles chart positions 91-100; Female soloists in the Top Ten acts.

Issue 109

May 15

Decade 2005-2014; UK first quarter 2015; Highest scoring Lennon and McCartney songs in the album chart; OCC web site review; France singles 2014; biggest songs in the UK singles charts 1952-2014; Collectacharts Shop Assistants - Simon.

Issue 110

Aug 15

Year By Year 1942; Euroviwsion 2015; Collectacharts Simon & Garfunkel- Simple Minds part 1; UK singles hits by Jamaican artists; Most 100 point singles for record labels; Most weeks the UK Top 100 albums chart; UK second quarter 2015; Well Spotted; In Conversation; Most calender years in the UK charts.

Issue 111

Aug 15

Year By Year 2015; Music Video 2015; Collectacharts Simple Minds part 2 - Frank Sinatra; Best value compilations; Longevity of songs from 1940-1952; Biggest albums for veteran acts; Well Spotted; Most hundred point records per act; LP streaming.

Issue 112

Aug 15

Decade 2006-2015; USA annual analysis 1942; Biggest studio albums per year; Collectacharts Simpsons - Skee-Lo; Tracks on most Top 10 records; Acts that replaced themselves at no.1 in the UK album chart; Record Retailer's year end album lists 1964-1974; UK first quarter 2016.

Issue 113

Aug 15

Year By Year 1943; Top 10s with the highest scoring singles; Second quarter 2016; Collectacharts SFX - Wayne Sleep; Eurovision 2016; Highest weekly scores; Top compilation albums 2015; UK year-end best selling albums lists 1956-1967.

Issue 114

Aug 15

Year By Year 2016; Collectacharts Percy Sledge - O. C. Smith; Year-end top albums 1968; Songwriters who wrote most tracks on no.1 albums; Most hundred-point singles for producers 1967-2016.

 

 

Other Chartwatch Publications

Chartwatch also publishes an annual summary of the year's singles and artist album charts, featuring complete chart runs for every record, and compiled by David Longbottom. These cost 2.00 each, and have been published every year since 1985. Similar summaries have been produced for the years 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967, but including only singles charts; these are 1.20 each. Summary booklets for the 1983 and 1984 singles charts, but without chart runs, are available for 1.40 each.

 

Chart summary booklets for 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, compiled by Tobias Zywietz, are also available. These are priced 2.50 each, but feature full chart runs for all records making the Top 200 singles (since 2001, the Top 75 plus 125 ranked breakers) and Top 200 artist albums charts.

 

A booklet covering analyses of the German singles chart by the late Hans-Peter Schultes is also available, costing 1.50.

 

Indices for Chartwatch are also available. Index 1 covers issues 1 35 and costs 1.00; Index 2 covers issues 36-55 and costs 1.50.

 

Annual booklets

Year

Pages

Coverage (length of chart used)

Price

1961

16

singles (Top 50)

1.20

1962

16

singles (Top 50)

1.20

1963

16

singles (Top 50)

1.20

1964

16

singles (Top 50)

1.20

1965

16

singles (Top 50)

1.20

1966

16

singles (Top 50)

1.20

1967

16

singles (Top 50)

1.20

 

 

 

 

1983

28

singles (Top 100; no chart runs)

1.40

1984

28

singles (Top 100; no chart runs)

1.40

1985

52

singles (Top 100); albums (Top 100)

2.00

1986

56

singles (Top 100); albums (Top 100)

2.00

1987

56

singles (Top 100); albums (Top 100)

2.00

1988

56

singles (Top 100); albums (Top 100)

2.00

1989

36

singles (Top 100); albums (Top 100)

2.00

1990

36

singles (Top 100); albums (Top 100)

2.00

1991

36

singles (Top 75); albums (Top 75)

2.00

1992

32

singles (Top 75); albums (Top 75)

2.00

1993

32

singles (Top 75); albums (Top 75)

2.00

1994

32

singles (Top 75); albums (Top 75)

2.00

1995

40

singles (Top 150); albums (Top 200)

2.50

1996

40

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

1997

44

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

1998

44

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

1999

44

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2000

44

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2001

40

singles (Top 75 + 125); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2002

48

singles (Top 75 + 125); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2003

48

singles (Top 75 + 125); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2004

48

singles (Top 75 + 125); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2005

48

singles (Top 75 + 125); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2006

48

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2007

48

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2008

48

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2009

48

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2010

48

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

2011

48

singles (Top 200); albums (Top 200)

2.50

 

 

 

 

German chart supplement

28

 

1.50

Index 1 (issues 1-35)

20

 

1.00

Index 2 (issues 36-55)

24

 

1.50

Overseas postage and packing

 

1.50