Not Fragile – Classic Rock Pick of the Week
Oh my, a Classic Rock Pick not from the humongous year of 1973 when it seemed all new great rock music emerged. But don't laugh too hard, our pick is from the next year. For those not following, that would be 1974.
For it was on this day (10/19) in 1974, the album 'Not Fragile' became the number one album on the US charts. Of course, it also became number one on the Canadian album charts. That would have been embarrassing should that not have happened.
I was in college and at the campus radio station when the album came out. We couldn't get enough of the LP and played the heck out of it. We left a lot of scratches on that album over the semester.
The album spawned some great songs including Roll On Down The Highway and You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet. "Good grammar on that song," said no one except English teachers.
Randy, Rob, Blair and C. Fred had just put together one of their most popular albums. You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet peaked at number one on both the US and Canadian singles charts, and Roll On Down The Highway reached in the top 20 for both countries.
For this week's Classic Rock Pick, let's go back to 1974 and enjoy the boys performing You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet.