Australian singles chart:
Ride a White Swan entered the Kent singles chart on 8 February 1971 and peaked at #68.
Record label of Australian release:
Ride a White Swan was the first single credited under the band’s new shorter name T.Rex, after starting out as Tyrannosaurus Rex.
The song was the band’s first hit and, according to Ned Raggett of AllMusic, the song “inadvertently founded glam rock mania” although Bolan did not wear characteristic glam stage clothing until the promotion of follow up single Hot Love.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ride_a_White_Swan
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