The Rolling Stones are the most famous and most influential rock band over the past 100 years? Of course they are.
Not many people have come into the public eye to make a judgment on a event that killed a man so beloved that he played a friend to God, played by George Burns, as a supermarket manager. You cannot put a number on the universality of that kind of adoration.
The 10,000 Maniacs recorded this song in New York City as part of the MTC series called “Unplugged.”