Song: Only the Good Die Young (1978; live in Boston, 1993)
Artist: Billy Joel
Album: The Stranger
We've got ourselves a textbook example of the Billboard charts being semi-irrelevant as "Only the Good Die Young" peaked at just #24. I highly doubt the 23 songs above it on July 8th, 1978 hold up like this classic song about trying to fuck a girl who's waiting for marriage (that has since been overused in millions of Facebook statuses to memorialize young people who paid the ultimate price). Speaking of holding up, sadly, the same could not be said for those poor Twin Towers. When they were destroyed in a heinous terrorist attack 20 years and 18 days ago, Clear Channel (now, iHeartMedia) decided it would probably be for the best to let this one stay off the airwaves for a lil'.
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