Tom Breihan over at Stereogum has been running a column about all the Number One songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart since its inception in 1958. (It’s great—you should check it out.) I decided to use each song as a personal writing prompt.
Andrea Pirlo chips
a free kick
into the waiting
Fiat 500 Spiaggina,
whisking us to sun-dappled
Tuscany in the lost episode
of season two of Master of None.
Tony Soprano and Dr. Melfi star
in a remake
of Pasolini’s Il vangelo secondo Matteo,
which ends with a pull-back
shot of the resurrected Christ fading
The Fiat 500 Spiaggina by Garage Italia.