109 years of music history in 11 minutes. Enjoy
This video lists the biggest hit of each year in the 96 source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described in the described here:
For a list of the music tracks, as well as the source where I got all the information from, check here:
Source warning: "For years before 1950 the source data is quite sparse, so the results should be treated with some caution. For years before 1920 there is so little source data that the results are close to meaningless."
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