Marc Bolan and T Rex once told us to Get it On, Bang a Gong.
Welcome to Bang a Gong‘s clips and song, album and artist info in celebration of the radio hits of the ’60s and ’70s in Australia. Many of our songs and albums are from 1967 to 1974 – more about that period HERE.
Chart details are from Australian Chart Book which includes the authoritative Kent Music Report. We acknowledge the decades of great work by David Kent (Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd) to research and document the sales of records and songs in Australia.
Music and TV Milestone Gongs include historical information that is provided courtesy of the Jocks’ Journal by newmedia.com.au
Video/audio clips are publicly available YouTube links. Where available, we use official clips posted by record companies, others who are officially linked to the artists or YouTube themselves. We are not responsible for their content.
Information provided about songs, albums and artists is from external sources including Wikipedia, Songfacts and Milesago, with links provided. Some information, where acknowledged, is also from The Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop (2nd edition) by Ian Mc Farlane (Third Stone Press). We are not responsible for the content of any of these sources.
Bang a Gong is curated by 45 year Australian radio veteran Greg Allen, who has workd as an announcer, music programmer and program producer. Greg is currently the presenter of Bayside News bulletins during the breakfast show on Melbourne’s Easy Music 3MP.
This is a continually evolving site with new songs added frequently. There are many more to add so keep checking back. You can Like our Facebook page to ensure you don’t miss any.
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