At the time, it was the costliest single ever recorded, with a studio invoice of $50,000. Brian Wilson composed and produced the music, which was inspired by his fascination with cosmic vibrations — stemming from a moment in his childhood when his mother tried to elucidate why canine barked at some people and never others. Another of a number of “best track” entries for The Beatles, “I Want to Hold Your Hand” is sixth on Ranker and 16th on Rolling Stone. Released in 1963, it was the group’s first No. 1 hit within the U.S. and stayed in the U.K. It ranks No. 14 on Rolling Stone’s record of the 500 greatest songs of all time, and Ranker voters place it at No. 17.
All objects listed beneath are from the Hot a hundred era, except otherwise famous (pre-Hot 100 charts). No Pressure– which Logic describes as his “farewell” effort … Read More