England Rocks

Album: Overnight Angels (1977)
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Songfacts®:

  • "England Rocks" was released in 1977 as the A Side of a single put out on the CBS label by Ian Hunter's Overnight Angels (backed by "Wild N' Free"), and also appeared on the remastered CD Overnight Angels as a bonus track.

    The same song - with suitably amended words - was released in 1979 as "Cleveland Rocks," and was a massive hit for the former Mott The Hoople frontman. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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