Australian singles chart:
Born to Be Wild entered the Kent Music Report on 11 November 1985 and peaked at #25.
Record label of Australian release:
Born to Be Wild was written by Mars Bonfire and released as a single by Steppenwolf in 1968. The song is often invoked in both popular and counter culture to denote a biker appearance or attitude.
In 1985, the song was covered by Australian band Rose Tattoo. According to Australian rock music historian Ian McFarlane, Rose Tattoo are “one of the most revered bands of all time. The Tatts played peerless, street-level heavy blues with the emphasis on slide guitar and strident lyric statements”.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Born_to_Be_Wild
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