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.
Roy "Good Rockin" Brown died young. But his funeral was a hip happening. Johnny Otis, better known at the time as REVEREND HAND JIVE, presided over the rockin funeral.