All right, all right, all right. This is about The
Beatles and their album of chart-toppers called
One, or 1, if you prefer to use numbers.
And why not? The numero uno is on
the cover of the album right there for the
whole world to see. It’s almost as if that big
yellow number is saying, “Hey world … fuck you.”
The Beatles had twenty-seven songs reach the
peak of the top 40. I’m almost 40.
I could combine all the people I’ve ever
known or met in real life and we all have just
one: it’s called Like a Rolling Stone. Bob Dylan
wrote it with help from friends and five believers.
I met him once in Montgomery. He’s cool.
That’s not the point, though. Back to The Beatles and
their album of hits. Like I said, it is called…