Just 'cuz it's Number One, doesn't mean...well, you know...

Elton John Performs His First New Year's Eve Concert In New York City
Elton's first ever New Years Eve show in N.Y.C. (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)


2/03/1968 (52 years ago today) - It's a one-hit wonder and no wonder: The Lemon Pipers are No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Green Tambourine". Whatever.

2/03/1973 (47 years ago today) - I blame "Happy Days": Elton John starts a three-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard singles chart with "Crocodile Rock". It is Reggie's first-ever chart-topper in America.

2/03/1979 (41 years ago today) - You can like it if you want, it's still pillaging: The Blues Brothers hit No. 1 on the LP chart here in America with "Briefcase Full Of Blues". There are so many other ways to get at this music, you gotta wonder what the...

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