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Documentary chronicling our love affair with the British singles chart on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary, from the first NME chart in 1952 to Top of the Pops and beyond.

Documentary chronicling our ever-changing love affair with the British singles chart on the occasion of its 60th anniversary. From the first NME chart in 1952, via Pick and Top of the Pops to home-taping the Radio One chart show and beyond, we have measured out our lives to a wonderful churn of pop driven, unbeknownst to us, by a clandestine world of music biz hustle. Featuring contributions by 60 years of BBC chart custodians from David Jacobs to Reggie Yates, chart fans Grace Dent and Pete Paphides and music biz veterans Jon Webster and Rob Dickins.

First shown: 9.25pm 16 Nov 2012
Available for 12 days Duration 90 mins

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