The Best of Times (song)
|"The Best of Times"|
|Single by Styx|
|from the album Paradise Theatre|
|Genre||Progressive rock, soft rock|
|Styx singles chronology|
"The Best of Times" is the first single release from Styx's 1981 triple-platinum album Paradise Theater. It reached #1 in Canada on the RPM national singles chart, their second #1 in that country, and #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
The basic melody line for "The Best of Times" is used in two other places on the album: As a bold greeting to the listener in "A.D. 1928", and a softer, more subdued version for the farewell track, "A.D. 1958".
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|Canadian RPM number-one single
March 7, 1981 (1 week)
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