Duelling Banjos – Deliverance Soundtrack

This track from the Deliverance Soundtrack spent seven weeks in the UK top 40 in 1973.

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Forty years ago this week, Duelling banjos from the Deliverance Soundtrack reached its highest position of number 17 in the UK singles chart, having entered the top 40 three weeks previously at number 36. After one week at its peak position, the tune spent three more weeks in the top 40 and then left the chart.

Duelling banjos was released on the Warner Brothers record label. It was taken from the soundtrack of Deliverance and was the only single from the film to enter the UK chart.

More music from the Deliverance Soundtrack


UK singles chart for the week ending 21 April 1973

  1. Tie a yellow ribbon round the ole oak treeDawn featuring Tony Orlando

  2. Hello! Hello! I’m back againGary Glitter

  3. Get downGilbert O’Sullivan

  4. Tweedle deeLittle Jimmy Osmond

  5. I’m a clown / Some kind of a summerDavid Cassidy

  6. The twelfth of neverDonny Osmond

  7. Power to all our friendsCliff Richard

  8. Drive in SaturdayDavid Bowie

  9. Never, never, neverShirley Bassey

  10. PyjamaramaRoxy Music


  1. Duelling banjosDeliverance Soundtrack

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