Australian singles charts:
Fox on the Run entered the Kent charts on 25 January 1969 and peaked at #7. The song was #49 on the Top 100 of 1969.
Record label of Australian release:
In Fox on the Run, our hero is so crestfallen when a golden-haired beauty doesn’t return his affections, that he fells like a fox that has been left for dead after a hunt.
The song was written by Tony Hazzard who said: “The actual idea for the song really came from my imagination, from an image of a summer’s day and standing in a wheat field sloping down towards a river.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/manfred-mann/fox-on-the-run
Manfred Mann’s lead vocalist at this time was Mike d’Abo (1966-1969) who replaced Paul Jones.
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