First group to have three simultaneous hits on the chart was not The Beatles... -- A true story of grave robbing! -- The Stones have good luck with the number nine...

Keith, Nov. 1981. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

9/19/1960 (58 years ago today) - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters had the honor of being the first group to have three songs in the Hot 100 singles chart at the same time: "Finger Poppin' Time", "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" and "The Twist" all made it into the Top 30! Weird follow-up: when it came time to appear on TV, Ballard refused to play "The Twist" on "American Bandstand" which led to host Dick Clark insisting that former chicken plucker Chubby Checker record the song. Boom! Chubby's version of "The Twist" went to No. 1 this week in 1960...

9/19/1973 (45 years ago today) - Legendary country-rock pioneer Gram Parsons, formerly of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, died under mysterious circumstances in Joshua Tree, California -- His death was first attributed to heart failure but later it was officially announced that a drug overdose was the cause. Weird follow-up: Gram's coffin ended up being stolen by two of his associates, manager Phil Kaufman and ex-Byrds roadie Michael Martin, who (in accordance with Parson's wishes) took it to Cap Rock in the California desert where they set it on fire. The two were arrested by police, charged with grand theft, and had to pay for Parsons funeral, whose remains were later buried in New Orleans.

9/19/1981 (37 years ago today) - From start-to-finish, this LP is one of their very, very best pieces of work and definitely one of the most solidly convincing arguments for their status: The Rolling Stones album "Tattoo You" starts a nine-week run at No. 1; it is the band's ninth U.S. LP chart-topper, and yes, every track's a killer! Could songs like "Slave", "Worried About You" and "Heaven" have been done by anyone else? Nope! The singles on here ("Start Me Up", "Waiting On A Friend") were pretty good, too...

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