Before I started this blog, I posted about songs from old AT40s on Facebook, January-July 2017. I’ll be moving them here over time. This entry has been edited a little from the original.
A Van Gogh slideshow to brighten your day! The song is also an incredibly beautiful work of art; I confess it regularly makes me cry these days. On its way to #12, stopping at #16 in this countdown.
“They would not listen, they’re not listening still. Perhaps they never will.” Indeed.
2 thoughts on “American Top 40 PastBlast Redux, 4/22/72: Don McLean, “Vincent””
I suspect this track is the real reason my Dad bought the album. VvG was his second favorite artist, after Michelangelo.