Who was blind at birth and only a tweeny 12-year-old when he scored his first #1 hit? You guessed it, LITTLE STEVIE WONDER, and the song was Fingertips. One of the very first (live) singles to hit #1 on the Hot 100.
THE FIESTA’S great 1959 B-side classic So Fine was probably written by Jesse Belvin (Goodnight My Love). Jesse and his wife died in a car crash in Hope, Ark, home of future president, little Billy Clinton. Belvin had just finished the first integrated performance in Little Rock history. He was just 27.