Hit Parade | Music History and Music Trivia
Smells Like Christmas Spirit, Part 2
Thursday, 31 December
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In Part 2 of this episode of Hit Parade, we continue the story of how Nirvana’s Nevermind ousted Michael Jackson’s Dangerous from the top of the Billboard album chart, Chris Molanphy examines the chart dynamics that not only ushered in the grunge era but also invented a new music sales strategy, the post-Christmas album, and how that trend has been shaped and changed by the rise of rap, and the surprise album drop.
Podcast production by Benjamin Frisch.
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