The Sweet

This is a band you don’t hear too much about. Ron wrote the song and it rose to #3 in the US. Sweet performing “Little Willy” on BBC’s Top Of The Pops in 1972. The song was written by Mike Chapman & Nicky Chinn and produced by Phil Wainman The single was originally released by RCA Records in June 1972. Single Chart Positions: UK: 4 Germany: 3 Canada: 1 Denmark: 1 Finland: 2 Switzerland: 2 USA: 3

Ron’s probably in the band but who can tell. That was back when everyone looked like David Cassidy. FYI, I’m thinking a couple of them might be gay. they had another super song, “Ballroom Blitz” The song shows up in a lot of films but probably best known for being in Wayne’s World, a film described by Dana Carvey as “A popular movie but really not that good” or something like that which I agreed with since I watched about 2/3 of it and kept saying “…it sold $200,000,000 worth of tickets…it’s got to get better.” it didn’t unless I missed something in the last third which is possible.

This is from Wikipedia as well: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ballroom_Blitz “The Ballroom Blitz” (often called “Ballroom Blitz“) is a song by the British rock band The Sweet, written and produced by Nicky Chinnand Mike Chapman. It was featured on the popular musical The Rocky Horror Show.” It was not in the movie, I’ve seen the stage production twice recently and listened to it multiple times and never saw or heard of it in the play or film.

from http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Trivia/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow

  • Some people believe that the Sweet song Ballroom Blitz was featured in this movie, and the people who think the song is in the movie might be confusing the song for The Time Warp.

If this is a mistake on Wikipedia it needs to be corrected.

Here’s Ballroom Blitz by Sweet

Here it is from Wayne’s World

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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