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The Bangin’ Man – Slade

Slade took this track into the UK top 10 for four weeks in 1974.

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Forty years ago this week, The bangin’ man by Slade reached its highest position of number 3 in the UK singles chart, having entered the top 40 the previous week at number 4. After one week at its peak position, the song started to slide down the chart but stayed in the top 10 for another two weeks. A further three weeks in the lower top 40 followed before the record left the chart.

The bangin’ man was released on the Polydor record label. It was the eleventh of sixteen UK top 10 hits for Slade.

More music from Slade


UK singles chart for the week ending 13 July 1974

  1. SheCharles Aznavour

  2. Kissin’ in the back row of the moviesDrifters

  3. The bangin’ manSlade

  4. Rock your babyGeorge McCrae

  5. I’d love you to want meLobo

  6. One man bandLeo Sayer

  7. Band on the runPaul McCartney and Wings

  8. Young girlGary Puckett and the Union Gap

  9. Always yoursGary Glitter

  10. The Wall Street shuffle10CC

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