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'American Pie' Number On This Day In 1972
On this day in 1972, "American Pie" by Don McLean hit number one on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for four weeks! Here's a local connection. I saw Don McLean on stage at the Utica Memorial Auditorium back in 1971, singing that song before it became a hit.
Chip’s Clip – Blood, Sweat, & Tears “Spinning Wheel”
Released as a single in 1969, Spinning Wheel” peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in July of that year, remaining in the runner-up position for three weeks.  In August of that year, the song topped the Billboard easy listening chart for two weeks...