The Ballroom Blitz hit no 1 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 19 January 1974.
The Ballroom Blitz was inspired by an incident in January 1973 when the band were performing at the Grand Hall in Kilmarnock, Scotland, and were driven offstage by a bottling.
The band members do a roll call at the beginning of this song, which is a great way to introduce themselves to listeners. Lead singer Brian Connolly asks: Are you ready Steve? (bass player Steve Priest), Andy? (guitarist Andy Scott), Mick? (drummer Mick Tucker).
This song is also on our Spotify playlist.
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