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Sweet

Poppa Joe

Rock
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  • Rock
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1972
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 2011
  • 1968

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Sweet (originally The Sweet) was a British rock band that formed in the late 1960s and rose to prominence as one of the main glam rock acts in the 1970s, with the classic line-up consisting of Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, and Mick Tucker. During the early years of 1971 and 1972, Sweet’s musical style followed a marked progression from the Archies-like bubblegum style of the first hit, “Funny Funny”, to a Who influenced heavy rock style supplemented by a striking use of high-pitched backing vocals. The band achieved notable success in the UK charts, with thirteen Top 20 hits during the 1970s alone, with “Block Buster” (1973) topping the chart, followed by three consecutive number two hits in “Hell Raiser” (1973), “The Ballroom Blitz” (1973) and “Teenage... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Poppa rumbo rumbo ... Hey Poppa Joe coconut ... Poppa Joe, hey Poppa Joe

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More songs by Sweet (See Charts): Hell Raiser, Funny Funny, Co-Co, Block Buster!, Action, Little Willy, The Sixteens, California Nights, Wig-Wam Bam, and Teenage Rampage.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Beat It, Wish You Were Here, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing's Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.

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