Australian singles charts:
The Ballroom Blitz entered the Kent Music Report on 5 November 1973 and peaked at #2. The song was #15 on the Top 100 of 1973.
The song is on Desolation Boulevard which entered the Kent album charts on 10 March 1975 and peaked at #13.
Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman
The Ballroom Blitz was inspired by an incident in January 1973 when the band was performing at the Grand Hall in Kilmarnock, Scotland, and were driven offstage by a bottling.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ballroom_Blitz
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).
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/sweet/ballroom-blitz
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