BaG song list

Bang a Gong is a collection of radio hit songs from between 1967 and 1974.

THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS: songs are continually added to this web site and, as they are, we also add them to our Spotify playlist and this index.

Click the song title to see/hear the video clip and learn more about the song.

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The 5th Dimension: Up Up and Away
10cc: Rubber Bullets

A
ABBA: Waterloo
Alice Cooper: School’s Out
America: A Horse With No Name
Apollo 100: Joy
Aretha Franklin: I Say a Little Prayer
Ashton, Gardner and Dyke: Resurrection Shuffle
Autumn: Yellow River

B
Badfinger: Baby Blue
Band of Light: Destiny Song
Barry Blue: Dancin’ (on a Saturday Night)
The Beach Boys: Cottonfields
The Beach Boys: I Can Hear Music
The Beatles: Get Back
The Beatles: Hey Jude
The Beatles: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
The Beatles: Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da
The Beatles: Penny Lane
The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever
The Beatles: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Bee Gees: Massachusetts
Bee Gees: Words
Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs: Most People I Know (Think That I’m Crazy)
Blackfeather: Boppin’ the Blues
Blood, Sweat & Tears: Spinning Wheel
Bob Dylan: Lay Lady Lay
Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band: I’m the Urban Spaceman
Bootleg Family Band: Your Mama Don’t Dance
Bread: Everything I Own

C
Carl Douglas: Kung Fu Fighting
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
Cat Stevens: Father and Son
Cher: Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
Chicago: 25 or 6 to 4
Col Joye: Heaven is My Woman’s Love
Colleen Hewett: Day by Day
Colleen Hewett: Superstar
Country Radio: Gypsy Queen
Cream: White Room
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bad Moon Rising
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Lookin’ Out My Back Door

D
Daddy Cool: Eagle Rock
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich: The Legend of Xanadu
David Bowie: Rebel Rebel
David Bowie: Sorrow
David Bowie: Space Oddity
David Essex: Rock On
Deep Purple: Black Night
Diana Ross & The Supremes: Love Child
Diana Ross & The Supremes and The Temptations: The Rhythm of Life
The Dingoes: Way Out West
Don Fardon: Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)
Don McLean: American Pie
Donovan: There is a Mountain
The Doors: Riders on the Storm
Doug Parkinson in Focus: Dear Prudence
Dr Hook & the Medicine Show: Sylvia’s Mother

E
The Easybeats: Friday on My Mind
The Edgar Winter Group: Frankenstein
Elton John: Bennie and the Jets
Elton John: Candle in the Wind
Elton John: Daniel
Elton John: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
Elton John: Your Song
Elvis Presley: Kentucky Rain
Elvis Presley: Suspicious Minds
Eric Burdon and The Animals: When I Was Young

F
Fleetwood Mac: Albatross
Focus: Hocus Pocus
Four Tops: Walk Away Renee
Frijid Pink: House of the Rising Sun

G
G Wayne Thomas: Morning of the Earth
G Wayne Thomas: Open Up Your Heart
Gary Young: Rock ‘n Roll Lady
George Harrison: Ding Dong, Ding Dong
George Harrison: My Sweet Lord
Gilbert O’Sullivan: Ooh Baby
Golden Earring: Radar Love
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
Grahame Bond and Rory O’Donoghue: Farewell Auntie Jack

H
Hank B Marvin: Sacha
Hans Poulsen: Boom Sha La La Lo
Healing Force: Golden Miles
Helen Reddy: I Am Woman
Helen Reddy: Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
The Hollies: The Air That I Breathe
The Hollies: Stop Stop Stop

I
Ike & Tina Turner: River Deep – Mountain High
The Irish Rovers: The Unicorn
Isaac Hayes: Theme from Shaft

J
Janis Joplin: Me and Bobby McGee
Jigsaw: Yellow River
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Foxy Lady
Joe Cocker: With a Little Help from My Friends
John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band: Happy Xmas (War is Over)
John Lennon: Imagine
John Williamson: Old Man Emu
Johnny Farnham: Don’t You Know It’s Magic
Johnny Farnham: Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head
Johnny Young: All My Loving
Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi
Joni Mitchell: River
José Feliciano: Feliz Navidad

K
Kenny Rogers and The First Edition: Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town
Kevin Johnson: Rock and Roll (I Gave You the Best Years of My Life)
Kincade – Dreams are Ten a Penny

L
Led Zeppelin: Black Dog
Led Zeppelin: Immigrant Song
Leon Russell: Roll Away the Stone
Lobby Loyde and the Coloured Balls: Liberate Rock
Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World

M
Madder Lake: 12lb Toothbrush
Mama Cass: Move in a Little Closer, Baby
Mama Cass (with The Mamas & the Papas): Dream a Little Dream of Me
Manfred Mann: Quinn the Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)
Mary Hopkin: Those Were the Days
Mason Williams: Classical Gas
The Masters Apprentices: 5.10 Man
The Masters Apprentices: Because I Love You
The Masters Apprentices: Turn Up Your Radio
Matt Taylor: I Remember When I Was Young
Michael Jackson: Ben
Miguel Rios: A Song of Joy
Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells ALBUM
The Mixtures: In the Summertime
The Monkees: I’m a Believer
The Moody Blues: Nights in White Satin
Mud: Tiger Feet
Mungo Jerry: In the Summertime

N
Neil Diamond: Crunchy Granola Suite
Neil Sedaka: Wheeling West Virginia
Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Neil Young: Old Man
Norman Greenbaum: Spirit in the Sky
Normie Rose: It’s Not Easy

O
Olivia Newton-John: Long Live Love
Osmosis: She (Didn’t Remember My Name)

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
Peter Sarstedt: Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)
Petula Clark: Colour My World
Petula Clark: Don’t Sleep in the Subway
Petula Clark: Happy Heart
Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon ALBUM
The Pipes and Drums and the Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards: Amazing Grace
Procol Harum: Conquistador
Procol Harum: A Whiter Shade of Pale

Q, R
The Raiders: Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)
Redbone: Witch Queen of New Orleans
Ringo Starr: Photograph
Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly with His Song
The Rolling Stones: Brown Sugar
The Rolling Stones: It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It)
The Rolling Stones: Ruby Tuesday
The Rolling Stones: She’s a Rainbow
Ronnie Burns: Smiley
Ross D Wyllie: The Star
The Royal Guardsmen: Snoopy’s Christmas
The Rubettes: Sugar Baby Love
Russell Morris: The Girl That I Love
Russell Morris: Part Three into Paper Walls
Russell Morris: The Real Thing

S
Sandie Shaw: Puppet on a String
Scott McKenzie: San Franciso (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)
Seals and Crofts: Summer Breeze
Sherbet: Cassandra
Sherbet: Silvery Moon
Shirley Bassey: Never Never Never
Shocking Blue: Venus
Simon & Garfunkel: The Boxer
Simon & Garfunkel: Cecilia
Skyhooks: Livin’ in the 70s
Slade: Coz I Luv You
Slade: Mama Weer All Crazee Now
Slade: Merry Xmas Everybody
Spectrum: I’ll Be Gone
Status Quo: Pictures of Matchstick Men
Stealers Wheel: Stuck in the Middle With You
Stevie Wonder: I Was Made to Love Her
Stevie Wonder: Superstition
Stevie Wright : Evie (Pts 1, 2 & 3)
Strawbs: Part of the Union
Susan Raye: L.A. International Airport
Suzi Quatro: Can the Can
Suzi Quatro: Devil Gate Drive
Sweet: The Ballroom Blitz
Sweet: Teenage Rampage

T
T Rex: Children of the Revolution
T Rex: Get it On (Bang a Gong)
T Rex: Metal Guru
Ted Mulry: Falling in Love Again
Three Dog Night: An Old Fashioned Love Song
Thump’n Pig & Puff’n Billy: Captain Straightman
Thunderclap Newman: Something in the Air
Tom Jones: She’s a Lady
The Turtles: Elenore

U, V
The Valentines: My Old Man’s a Groovy Old Man

W
The Who: I Can See for Miles
Wings: Live and Let Die
Wizzard: I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Wizzard: See My Baby Jive

X, Y, Z
Zoot: Eleanor Rigby
Zoot: Monty and Me

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