Number 1 with a Bullet

Carly Simon (R) Harmoning with Sister Lucy in 2010 (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Number 1 With A Bullet: Carly Simon And “You’re So Vain”

One of the most storied songs in the rock and roll canon, “You’re So Vain” was [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carly Simon[/lastfm]’s one and only #1 hit.


Johnny Nash - "I Can See Clearly Now" (Epic, 1972)

Number 1 With A Bullet: Johnny Nash And “I Can See Clearly Now”

Born in Houston in 1940, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Johnny Nash[/lastfm] got his first taste of the reggae sound while working as a teenage actor in Jamaica. Years later, he would return to the island to record his #1 […]


Mac Davis - "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me" (Columbia, 1972)

Number 1 With A Bullet: Mac Davis And “Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me”

We felt a bit bad after a post we wrote about [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mac Davis[/lastfm] a few months back (Top 10 Songs That Were Better Than Mac Davis). After all, he didn’t intend to hurt anyone. So […]


Number 1 With A Bullet: Sam Cooke’s “You Send Me”

One of the most influential singers in popular music, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sam Cooke[/lastfm] scored his first Number 1 with his celebrated single, “You Send Me.”


Nilsson - "Without You" (RCA, 1972)

Number 1 With A Bullet: Nilsson And “Without You”

In the fog of one too many beers, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Harry Nilsson[/lastfm] picked out his only #1 hit, “Without You.”