Tag Archives: Music of 1971

T Rex “Get It On” Goes to #1!

On This Date, July 25th in 1971: T. Rex reached the #1 position on the UK singles charts with the song “Get It On” (from the album Electric Warrior, which is awesome). The group’s second #1 single spent four weeks at the top. “Get It On” is better known by the title “Bang a Gong” here in the US, because we are such fucking prudes when it comes to sex. Jeez.

And The Oscar Goes To…The Beatles!

On this Date In 1971: At the 43rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, The Beatles received their only Oscar for Best Original Score for the documentary /concert film Let It Be.