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Bang a Gong’s 2020 year end wrap

31 December 2020

BaG’s #1 song in 2020 is by Blackfeather

Bang a Gong started in August this year and so far almost 200 songs have been posted. Here’s what the web site stats show to be your top 20 favourites, and half of them are by Australian acts! Click the song titles to hear them again.

1 – Blackfeather: Boppin’ the Blues
2 – Stevie Wright : Evie (Pts 1, 2 & 3)
3 – Sherbet: Silvery Moon
4 – The Rolling Stones: She’s a Rainbow
5 – John Lennon: Imagine
6 – Spectrum: I’ll Be Gone
7 – Wizzard: See My Baby Jive
8 – Zoot: Eleanor Rigby
9 – Sweet: The Ballroom Blitz
10 – Osmosis: She (Didn’t Remember My Name)
11 – Ashton, Gardner and Dyke: Resurrection Shuffle
12 – The Beatles: Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da / While My Guitar Gently Weeps
13 – Slade: Coz I Luv You
14 – Matt Taylor: I Remember When I Was Young
15 – Thunderclap Newman: Something in the Air
16 – The Masters Apprentices: Because I Love You
17 – The Irish Rovers: The Unicorn
18 – Grahame Bond and Rory O’Donoghue: Farewell Auntie Jack
19 – Madder Lake: 12lb Toothbrush
20 – Kevin Johnson: Rock and Roll (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life)

We have around 600 songs listed to post in 2021 so it will be interesting to see what the stats show 12 months from now.

While we’re at it, we took a look at the web stats for songs posted on our Facebook page in the last 7 days. It’s no surprise that Christmas songs make up the top 3:

1 – Slade: Merry Xmas Everybody
2 – José Feliciano: Feliz Navidad
3 – The Royal Guardsmen: Snoopy’s Christmas
4 – Suzi Quatro: Devil Gate Drive
5 – The Masters Apprentices: Turn Up Your Radio

From Greg, our chief Banger: Thanks for your interest, comments and support this year. We’re thrilled that an increasing number of music fans love Bang a Gong. There are many more song posts to come in 2021 so stay tuned. Happy New Year!


These songs are also on our Spotify playlist.

Bang a Gong song list

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