DEF: XTC “The Mayor of Simpleton” by Ray Schuck · Published May 20, 2021 · Updated May 15, 2021 XTC made just one appearance on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. On this date in 1989, that song, “The Mayor of Simpleton,” rose to a peak position of number 72. How do you rate this post? Click on a star to rate it! Submit Rating Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0 No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.