The Sweet – Ballroom Blitz

Today’s jam is one of my all-time favorite tracks, Ballroom Blitz. A toe-tapping party song originally performed by The Sweet back in 1973. The song was inspired by their show at the Grand Hall in Kilmarnock, Scotland where they were driven off stage by a horde of bottle-weilding drunkards. I can’t say that I’m surprised given the band’s low-rent glam rock getups. Over the years Ballroom Blitz has been covered so many times that hardly anyone remembers who originally performed it anyway.

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