Bang a Gong song finder

Bang a Gong is a collection of radio hits from the 60s and 70s, many of them from the middle period of 1966 to 1974. This is a work in progress. Songs are continually added to our web site and Spotify playlists:
Bang a Gong – the 60s
Bang a Gong – the 70s

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The 5th Dimension: Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In
The 5th Dimension: Up Up and Away
10cc: Rubber Bullets

A
ABBA: SOS
ABBA: Waterloo
AC/DC: It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll)
AC/DC: TNT
Albert Hammond: It Never Rains in Southern California
Alice Cooper: Only Women Bleed
Alice Cooper: School’s Out
Alison MacCallum: Superman
Allison Durbin: I Have Loved Me a Man
The Allman Brothers Band: Ramblin’ Man
Alvin Stardust: Jealous Mind
Alvin Stardust: My Coo Ca Choo
America: A Horse With No Name
Apollo 100: Joy
The Archies: Sugar Sugar
Aretha Franklin: I Say a Little Prayer
Argent: Hold Your Head Up
Ariel: Jamaican Farewell
Ashton, Gardner and Dyke: Resurrection Shuffle
Autumn: Falling
Autumn: Yellow River
Axiom: A Little Ray of Sunshine
Axiom: Arkansas Grass

B
Bachman-Turner Overdrive: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
Badfinger: Baby Blue
Badfinger: Come and Get It
Badfinger: Day After Day
Band of Light: Destiny Song
Barry Blue: Dancin’ (on a Saturday Night)
Bay City Rollers: Bye Bye Baby
Bay City Rollers: Money Honey
The Beach Boys: Cottonfields
The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations
The Beach Boys: I Can Hear Music
The Beach Boys: Surfin’ USA
The Beatles: A Day in the Life
The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night
The Beatles: Day Tripper
The Beatles: Get Back
The Beatles: Help!
The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles: Hey Jude
The Beatles: I Should Have Known Better
The Beatles: If I Fell
The Beatles: Let it Be
The Beatles: The Long and Winding Road
The Beatles: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
The Beatles: Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da
The Beatles: Penny Lane
The Beatles: Revolution
The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever
The Beatles: We Can Work it Out
The Beatles: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Bee Gees: Massachusetts
Bee Gees: Spicks and Specks
Bee Gees: Stayin’ Alive
Bee Gees: Words
Bill Haley and his Comets: Rock Around the Clock
Bill Withers: Ain’t No Sunshine
Billy Joel: Piano Man
Billy Swan: I Can Help
Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs: The Dawn Song
Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs: Most People I Know (Think That I’m Crazy)
Bing Crosby: White Christmas
BJ Thomas: Hooked on a Feeling
BJ Thomas: Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head
Blackfeather: Boppin’ the Blues
Blackfeather: Seasons of Change
Blood, Sweat & Tears: Spinning Wheel
Blue Swede: Hooked on a Feeling
Bob Dylan: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
Bob Dylan: Lay Lady Lay
Bob Hudson: The Newcastle Song
Bobbie Gentry: Ode to Billie Joe
Bobby Bloom: Montego Bay
Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett and The Crypt-Kickers: Monster Mash
Bobby Goldsboro: Summer (The First Time)
Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band: I’m the Urban Spaceman
Booker T & the MGs: Green Onions / Soul Limbo / Time is Tight
Bootleg Family Band: Your Mama Don’t Dance
Bread: Everything I Own
Bread: Guitar Man
Brenda Lee: Coming on Strong
Brian Cadd: Ginger Man
Brian Cadd: Let Go
Brian Cadd & Don Mudie: Show Me the Way
Brian Hyland: Gypsy Woman
Broderick Smith: Goin’ On Down to the End of the World
Brownesville Station: Smokin’ in the Boys Room
Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run
Bryan Ferry: A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall
Bryan Ferry: Let’s Stick Together
Bulldog: No
The Byrds: Mr Tambourine Man
The Byrds: Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)

C
The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band: My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes
Carly Simon: You’re So Vain
Carole King: It’s Too Late
The Carpenters: (They Long to Be) Close to You
The Carpenters: We’ve Only Just Begun
Carson: Boogie
Cat Stevens: Father and Son
Cat Stevens: Matthew and Son
Cat Stevens: Morning Has Broken
Cat Stevens: Peace Train
CCS : The Band Played Boogie
Chain: Black and Blue
Chain: Judgement
The Charlie Daniels Band: The Devil Went Down to Georgia
Cheech and Chong: Earache My Eye (featuring Alice Bowie)
Cher: Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
Chicago: 25 or 6 to 4
City Boy: 5.7.0.5.
Cliff Richard: Congratulations
Col Joye: Heaven is My Woman’s Love
Cold Chisel: Khe Sanh
Colleen Hewett: Day by Day
Colleen Hewett: Superstar
Country Radio: Gypsy Queen
Country Radio: Wintersong
Cozy Powell: Dance With the Devil
The Cowsills: Hair
The Cowsills: The Rain, the Park and Other Things
Cream: White Room
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bad Moon Rising
Creedence Clearwater Revival: I Heard it Through the Grapevine
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Lookin’ Out My Back Door
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Ooby Dooby
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Proud Mary
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Up Around the Bend
Crosby, Stills & Nash: Marrakesh Express

D
Daddy Cool: Eagle Rock
Daddy Cool: Hi Honey Ho
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich: The Legend of Xanadu
David Bowie: Heroes
David Bowie: Rebel Rebel
David Bowie: Sorrow
David Bowie: Space Oddity
David Essex: City Lights
David Essex: Rock On
Deep Purple: Black Night
Derek and the Dominos: Layla
Diana Ross & The Supremes: Love Child
The Dingoes: Way Out West
Dire Straits: Sultans of Swing
Dolly Parton: Jolene
Don Fardon: Follow Your Drum
Don Fardon: Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)
Don McLean: American Pie
Don McLean: Vincent
Donna Summer: Love to Love You Baby
Donna Summer: Macarthur Park
Donovan: Sunshine Superman
Donovan: There is a Mountain
The Doobie Brothers: Black Water
The Doors: Riders on the Storm
The Doors: Touch Me
Doug Ashdown: Winter in America
Doug Parkinson in Focus: Dear Prudence
Dr Hook & the Medicine Show: The Cover of the Rolling Stone
Dr Hook & the Medicine Show: Sylvia’s Mother
Dusty Springfield: Son of a Preacher Man

E
The Eagles: Hotel California
The Eagles: New Kid in Town
The Eagles: One of These Nights
The Easybeats: Friday on My Mind
The Easybeats: St. Louis
The Edgar Winter Group: Frankenstein
Edison Lighthouse: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
Elton John: Bennie and the Jets
Elton John: Candle in the Wind
Elton John: Crocodile Rock
Elton John: Daniel
Elton John: Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
Elton John: Pinball Wizard
Elton John: Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting
Elton John: Your Song
Elvis Presley: Edge of Reality
Elvis Presley: In the Ghetto
Elvis Presley: Kentucky Rain
Elvis Presley: Suspicious Minds
England Dan & John Ford Coley: I’d Really Love to See You Tonight
Eric Burdon and The Animals: When I Was Young
Eric Burdon and War: Spill the Wine
Eric Clapton: I Shot the Sheriff
Eric Clapton: Motherless Children

F
Faces: Stay With Me
The Ferrets: Don’t Fall in Love
First Class: Beach Baby
Fleetwood Mac: Albatross
Fleetwood Mac: Go Your Own Way
Fleetwood Mac: Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)
The Flying Circus: Hayride
Focus: Hocus Pocus
Foghat: I Just Want to Make Love to You
Four Tops: Walk Away Renee
Fraternity: Seasons of Change
Freda Payne: Band of Gold
Frijid Pink: House of the Rising Sun

G
G Wayne Thomas: Morning of the Earth
G Wayne Thomas: Open Up Your Heart
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap: Lady Willpower
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap: Young Girl
Gary Young: Rock ‘n Roll Lady
George Baker Selection: Little Green Bag
George Harrison: Bangla Desh
George Harrison: Ding Dong, Ding Dong
George Harrison: My Sweet Lord
George Harrison: What is Life
Gilbert O’Sullivan: Get Down
Gilbert O’Sullivan: Ooh Baby
Glen Campbell: Galveston
Golden Earring: Radar Love
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
Gordon Lightfoot: Sundown
Gordon Lightfoot: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Grahame Bond and Rory O’Donoghue: Farewell Aunty Jack
Grand Funk Railroad: The Loco-Motion
The Grass Roots: Midnight Confessions
The Groop: Woman You’re Breaking Me

H
Hank B Marvin: Sacha
Hans Poulsen: Boom Sha La La Lo
Harry Chapin: Cat’s in the Cradle
Harry Chapin: W·O·L·D
Healing Force: Golden Miles
Heart: Magic Man
Helen Reddy: Angie Baby
Helen Reddy: I Am Woman
The Hollies: The Air That I Breathe
The Hollies: He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother
The Hollies: Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress
The Hollies: Magic Woman Touch
The Hollies: On a Carousel
The Hollies: Stop Stop Stop
The Hollies: Too Young to be Married
Hugo Montenegro: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Hush: Bony Moronie
Hush: Glad All Over
Hush: Walking

I
Ian Dury & The Blockheads: Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
The Idle Race: In the Summertime
Ike & Tina Turner: Nutbush City Limits
Ike & Tina Turner: River Deep – Mountain High
The Indelible Murtceps: Esmerelda
Isaac Hayes: Theme from Shaft

J
Janis Joplin: Me and Bobby McGee
Jeff St John & Copperwine: Teach Me How to Fly
Jerry Jeff Walker: Mr Bojangles
Jethro Tull: Bungle in the Jungle
Jethro Tull: Living in the Past
Jigsaw: Yellow River
Jim Croce: I Got a Name
Jim Stafford: Spiders and Snakes
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: All Along the Watchtower
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Foxy Lady
The Jimmy Castor Bunch: Troglodyte (Cave Man)
JJ Cale: Crazy Mama
Joe Cocker: Cry Me a River
Joe Cocker: With a Little Help from My Friends
Joe Walsh: Rocky Mountain Way
Joël Daydé: Mammy Blue
John & Yoko and the Plastic Ono Band: Happy Xmas (War is Over)
John Denver: Take Me Home Country Roads
John Kongos: He’s Gonna Step on You Again
John Lennon: Give Peace a Chance (as Plastic Ono Band)
John Lennon: Imagine
John Lennon: Mind Games
John Paul Young: I Hate the Music
John Williamson: Old Man Emu
Johnny Cash: A Boy Named Sue
Johnny Chester: The World’s Greatest Mum
Johnny Farnham: Don’t You Know It’s Magic
Johnny Farnham: Help (as John Farnham)
Johnny Farnham: I Can’t Dance to Your Music
Johnny Farnham: One
Johnny O’Keefe: She’s My Baby
Johnny Rivers: Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu
Johnny Rivers: Summer Rain
Johnny Young: All My Loving
Johnny Young and Kompany: Cara-Lyn
Johnny Young and Kompany: Step Back
Jon English and Mario Millo: Six Ribbons
Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi
Joni Mitchell: River
José Feliciano: Feliz Navidad
Justin Hayward: Forever Autumn

K
Kenny Rogers and The First Edition: Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town
Kevin Johnson: Bonnie Please Don’t Go
Kevin Johnson: Rock and Roll (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life)
Kincade: Dreams are Ten a Penny
The Kinks: Apeman
The Kinks: Lola
Kiss: I Was Made for Lovin’ You
Kraftwerk: Autobahn
Kyu Sakamoto: Sukiyaki

L
The La De Das: Morning Good Morning
The La De Das: Too Pooped to Pop
Led Zeppelin: Black Dog
Led Zeppelin: Boogie With Stu
Led Zeppelin: Immigrant Song
Led Zeppelin: Kashmir
Led Zeppelin: Stairway to Heaven
Led Zeppelin: Trampled Under Foot
Led Zeppelin: The Wanton Song
Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love
Lee Marvin: Wanderin’ Star
The Lemon Pipers: Green Tambourine
Leo Sayer: Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
Leon Russell: Roll Away the Stone
Leon Russell: Tight Rope
Linda Ronstadt: You’re No Good
Little River Band: It’s a Long Way There
Lobby Loyde and the Coloured Balls: Liberate Rock
Lobo: Don’t Expect Me to Be Your Friend
Lotus: Lotus 1 (I’ll Be Gone)
Lou Reed: Walk on the Wild Side
Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World
Lulu: To Sir with Love
Lynyrd Skynyrd: Sweet Home Alabama

M
Madder Lake: 12lb Toothbrush
Madder Lake: Goodbye Lollipop
Madder Lake: Song for Little Ernest
Mama Cass: Move in a Little Closer, Baby
Mama Cass (with The Mamas & the Papas): Dream a Little Dream of Me
Manfred Mann: Fox on the Run
Manfred Mann: Mighty Quinn
Marcia Hines: From the Inside
Margret Roadknight: Girls in Our Town
Marty Wilde: Abergavenny
Mary Hopkin: Goodbye
Mary Hopkin: Those Were the Days
Mary Wells: My Guy
Mason Williams: Classical Gas
The Masters Apprentices: 5.10 Man
The Masters Apprentices: Because I Love You
The Masters Apprentices: Future of Our Nation
The Masters Apprentices: Living in a Child’s Dream
The Masters Apprentices: Think About Tomorrow Today
The Masters Apprentices: Turn Up Your Radio
Matt Taylor: I Remember When I Was Young
Max Merritt & The Meteors: Slipping Away
Max Merritt & The Meteors: Western Union Man
McGuinn, Clark & Hillman: Don’t You Write Her Off
Meat Loaf: You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)
Melanie: Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)
Miguel Rios: A Song of Joy
Mike Brady: Sympathy
Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells
Mississippi: Kings of the World
Mississippi: Will I
The Mixtures: In the Summertime
The Mixtures: The Pushbike Song
The Monkees: Daydream Believer
The Monkees: I’m a Believer
The Monkees: A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
The Monkees: Mary, Mary
The Monkees: Valleri
The Moody Blues: I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)
The Moody Blues: Nights in White Satin
Morgana King: I Have Loved Me a Man
Mungo Jerry: Alright, Alright, Alright
Mungo Jerry: In the Summertime

N
Neil Diamond: Crunchy Granola Suite
Neil Diamond: Holly Holy
Neil Diamond: Sweet Caroline
Neil Sedaka: Wheeling West Virginia
Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Neil Young: Old Man
Nilsson: Jump Into the Fire
Nilsson: Mr Bojangles (as Harry Nilsson)
Nilsson: Without You
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Mr Bojangles
Norman Greenbaum: Spirit in the Sky
Normie Rowe: It’s Not Easy
Normie Rowe: Que Sera Sera

O
Ol’ 55: On the Prowl
Oliver: Good Morning Starshine
Osmosis: She (Didn’t Remember My Name)
Otis Redding: (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay

P
Paper Lace: Billy Don’t Be a Hero
The Partridge Family: I Think I Love You
Paul & Linda McCartney: Eat at Home
Paul & Linda McCartney: Smile Away
Paul & Linda McCartney: Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
Paul McCartney & Wings: Helen Wheels
Paul McCartney & Wings: Live and Let Die
Paul McCartney & Wings: My Love
Peter Allen: I Go to Rio
Peter Frampton: Show Me the Way
Peter Gabriel: Solsbury Hill
Peter Sarstedt: Frozen Orange Juice
Peter Sarstedt: Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)
Peter Skellern: You’re a Lady
Petula Clark: Colour My World
Petula Clark: Don’t Give Up
Petula Clark: Don’t Sleep in the Subway
Petula Clark: I Know a Place
Pilot: January
Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd: Have a Cigar
Plastic Ono Band: Give Peace a Chance
Poco: Rose of Cimarron
Procol Harum: Conquistador
Procol Harum: Homburg
Procol Harum: A Whiter Shade of Pale

Q
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen: Tie Your Mother Down
Queen: We Are the Champions
Queen: We Will Rock You

R
The Raiders: Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)
Ralph McTell: Streets of London
Raspberries: Go All the Way
Ray Brown and the Whispers: 20 Miles / Fool, Fool, Fool / In the Midnight Hour / Pride
Redbone: Witch Queen of New Orleans
Richard Clapton: Capricorn Dancer
Richard Clapton: Girls on the Avenue
Richard Harris: Macarthur Park
The Righteous Brothers: Rock and Roll Heaven
The Righteous Brothers: Unchained Melody
Ringo Starr: Back off Boogaloo
Ringo Starr: It Don’t Come Easy
Ringo Starr: Photograph
Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly with His Song
Rod Stewart: Maggie May
Rod Stewart: Sailing
The Rolling Stones: Angie
The Rolling Stones: Brown Sugar
The Rolling Stones: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
The Rolling Stones: It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It)
The Rolling Stones: Jumpin’ Jack Flash
The Rolling Stones: Let’s Spend the Night Together
The Rolling Stones: Miss You
The Rolling Stones: Paint it Black
The Rolling Stones: Ruby Tuesday
The Rolling Stones: She’s a Rainbow
Ronnie Burns: The Age of Consent
Ronnie Burns: Smiley
Ross D Wyllie: The Star
Ross Ryan: I Am Pegasus
Roy Orbison: Ooby Dooby
Roy Orbison: Penny Arcade
The Royal Guardsmen: Snoopy’s Christmas
The Rubettes: Sugar Baby Love
Russell Morris: The Girl That I Love
Russell Morris: Mr America
Russell Morris: Part Three into Paper Walls
Russell Morris: The Real Thing
Russell Morris: Wings of an Eagle

S
Santana: Black Magic Woman
Santana: She’s Not There
Scott McKenzie: San Franciso (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)
SCRA: Roly Poly
Seals and Crofts: Summer Breeze
Seals and Crofts: We May Never Pass This Way (Again)
The Seekers: The Carnival is Over
The Seekers: Georgy Girl
Sherbet: Cassandra
Sherbet: Silvery Moon
Sherbet: Slipstream
Sherbet: Summer Love
Sherbet: You’re All Woman
Shocking Blue: Venus
Simon & Garfunkel: The Boxer
Simon & Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel: Cecilia
Simon & Garfunkel: El Cóndor Pasa (If I Could)
Simon & Garfunkel: The Sounds of Silence
Skyhooks: Carlton (Lygon Street Limbo)
Skyhooks: Ego is Not a Dirty Word
Skyhooks: Livin’ in the 70s
Skyhooks: You Just Like Me ‘Cos I’m Good in Bed
Slade: Coz I Luv You
Slade: Cum On Feel the Noize
Slade: Darling Be Home Soon
Slade: Everyday
Slade: Gudbuy T’ Jane
Slade: Look Wot You Dun
Slade: Mama Weer All Crazee Now
Slade: Merry Xmas Everybody
Slade: Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me
Slade: Take Me Bak ‘Ome
Small Faces: Itchycoo Park
Small Faces: Lazy Sunday
Somebody’s Image: Hush
Sonny & Cher: The Beat Goes On
Sonny & Cher: I Got You Babe
Spectrum: I’ll Be Gone
The Spencer Davis Group: Gimme Some Lovin’
Stars: Mighty Rock / Look After Yourself / Back Again (Paradise album)
Status Quo: Down Down
Status Quo: Pictures of Matchstick Men
Stealers Wheel: Stuck in the Middle With You
Steely Dan: Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
Steve Miller Band: The Joker
Stevie Wonder: I Was Made to Love Her
Stevie Wonder: Superstition
Stevie Wright : Evie (Pts 1, 2 & 3)
Stevie Wright: Guitar Band
Stone Poneys: Different Drum
The Strangers: Melanie Makes Me Smile
The Stylistics: You Are Everything
Supernaut: I Like It Both Ways
Suzi Quatro: 48 Crash
Suzi Quatro: Can the Can
Suzi Quatro: Daytona Demon
Suzi Quatro: Devil Gate Drive
Sweet: The Ballroom Blitz
Sweet: Co-Co
Sweet: Fox on the Run
Sweet: Teenage Rampage

T
T Rex: 20th Century Boy
T Rex: Children of the Revolution
T Rex: Get it On (Bang a Gong)
T Rex: Hot Love
T Rex: Jeepster
T Rex: Metal Guru
T Rex: Ride a White Swan
T Rex: Telegram Sam
Taman Shud: Bali Waters
Ted Mulry: Falling in Love Again
Ted Mulry: Julia
Ted Mulry Gang: Jamaica Rum (as TMG)
Ted Mulry Gang: Jump in My Car
Tee-Set: Ma Belle Amie
Ten Years After: I’d Love to Change the World
Terry Jacks: Seasons in the Sun
Thin Lizzy: The Boys are Back in Town
Three Dog Night: An Old Fashioned Love Song
Thump’n Pig & Puff’n Billy: Captain Straightman
Thunderclap Newman: Something in the Air
Tin Tin: Toast and Marmalade for Tea
Todd Rundgren: I Saw the Light
The Tokens: The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Tom Clay: What the World Needs Now is Love
Tom Jones: Green, Green Grass of Home
Tom Jones: Resurrection Shuffle
Tom Jones: She’s a Lady
Tom T Hall: Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine
Tommy James and The Shondells: Crimson and Clover
The Town Criers: Everlasting Love
Tubeway Army: Are ‘Friends’ Electric
The Turtles: Elenore
The Two-Man Band: Up There Cazaly

U, V
The Valentines: My Old Man’s a Groovy Old Man
Vanity Fare: Early in the Morning

W
Warren Zevon: Werewolves of London
The Who: I Can See for Miles
The Who: My Generation
The Who: Pinball Wizard
Wings (see Paul McCartney & Wings)
Wizzard: I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Wizzard: See My Baby Jive

X, Y
The Yardbirds: Shapes of Things
The Youngbloods: Get Together

Z
Zager and Evans: In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
The Zombies: She’s Not There
The Zombies: Time of the Season
Zoot: Eleanor Rigby
Zoot: The Freak
Zoot: Monty and Me
ZZ Top: La Grange

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Bang a Gong – the 60s
Bang a Gong – the 70s

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