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This is a list based on estimated sales between the first charts and the end of Availability of sales figures, particularly in earlier decades, means that there is a great deal of uncertainty over the accuracy of these estimates. Singles are a type of music release defined by the British organisation the Official Charts Company OCC as having fewer than four tracks and not lasting longer than 25 minutes. Dickins compiled the results into a Top 12 hit parade , which eventually became the UK Singles Chart. The artist that appeared the most on the chart was The Beatles , who had released five of the biggest-selling singles of the century. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. London: Official Charts Company.
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Music was an immensely popular form of entertainment in America in the first decade of the century, though not in the same way it is today. Americans did not buy prerecorded records or CDs and play them on stereo equipment. Instead, most American popular music was produced in the home, most likely on a piano, from sheet music purchased from one of many sheet music companies. Most music was produced by amateurs for small audiences of family and friends, but music was also a developing form in this decade. In fact, this was a decade of vibrant musical production. The sheet music publishing industry was centered in a district of New York City known as Tin Pan Alley , where skilled musicians composed popular music to sell to the masses. Between and , nearly one hundred of the Tin Pan Alley songs had sold more than one million copies of sheet music.
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