Australian singles chart:
The Banner Man entered the Kent singles charts on 5 July 1971 and peaked at #14.
Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway
Record label of Australian release:
The Banner Man, recorded by UK pop group Blue Mink, was written by the band’s lead singer Roger Cook and long-time songwriter partner Roger Greenaway, who founded Blue Mink. It followed previous hits, including their debut release Melting Pot in 1969.
In 2002, Robin Carmody of Freaky Trigger named The Banner Man the best British bubblegum song of 1971, deeming it Blue Mink’s “second masterpiece” after Melting Pot.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Banner_Man
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