Ballroom Blitz

~ Recording by The Sweet

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:07 Desolation Boulevard The Sweet Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) ST-11395
2.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:00 Strung Up The Sweet RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) SPC 0001
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 3:59 Sweet Singles Album The Sweet RCA Victor VPL1-7046
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:07 Desolation Boulevard The Sweet Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) C2 48452, CDP 7 748452 2
1.9 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Starke Zeiten The Sweet Ariola 258 867
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:07 Desolation Boulevard The Sweet EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) CP28-1055
1.1 The Ballroom Blitz 4:06 Blockbusters The Sweet BMG UK & Ireland ND 74313
1.8 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Hit History, Volume 19: 1973 Various Artists EVA (for use with NL/BE/FR releases only. see annotation) PD 74789
3.8 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Rock Collection Various Artists 353 800
1.8 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 The Lion Rocks Tonight Various Artists
1.1 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 The Ballroom Blitz & More Sweet Hits The Sweet
1.8 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Rock Line 2 Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 4717272, COL 471727 2
1.4 The Ballroom Blitz 4:04 The Best of Sweet Sweet Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.), BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. CDP 0777 7 80324 2 7, D 100361
1.4 The Ballroom Blitz 4:04 The Best of Sweet The Sweet Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CDP 0777 7 80324 2 7
1.10 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Gold: 20 Super Hits The Sweet Ariola, BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management") 74321 14342 2
1.10 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 The Greatest Hits of the 70's, Volume 5 Various Artists CEMA Special Markets (a division of Capitol‐EMI Music, Inc.)
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 The 70's: 1973 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 597/04
1.9 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 The Outtakes The Sweet
1.13 The Ballroom Blitz 4:01 The Vorspiel Collection 2 Various Artists
1.18 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Yesterday's: Glamrock Various Artists stereoplay
1.1 The Ballroom Blitz 4:05 Ballroom Hitz: The Very Best of Sweet The Sweet PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 535 001-2
2.13 The Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Fetenhits: The Real Classics Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 535 173-2
1.12 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Guitar Rock: The Mid-'70s: Take Two Various Artists Time-Life Music, CEMA Special Markets (a division of Capitol‐EMI Music, Inc.) R968-16, S21-18451
1.1 The Ballroom Blitz 4:04 The Sweet Collection The Sweet
6.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Totally 70's Various Artists PolyGram
1.17 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Hit Singles A & B Sides The Sweet Repertoire Records REP 4591-WL
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Tales From the Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) 314 535 648-2
1.16 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 I Love Rock & Roll: Hits of the 70's, Volume 3 Various Artists Priority Records P2 50952
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 AM Gold: 1975 Various Artists EMI‐Capitol Music Special Markets, Time-Life Music 72438-19160-2-5, AM1-22
1.14 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Het Museum, Volume 4 Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) COL 4838022
1.10 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Joey Vendetta Presents: 300% Pure Rock Various Artists Quality Music (canadian label) QRSPD 1252
2.13 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Mega Filmhits, Vol. 1 Various Artists Ariola 74321 36219 2
1.6 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 The Best of Sweet The Sweet Retro Music SLD23502
1.6 Ballroom Bitz 4:03 100% Sommar Various Artists Mariann Grammofon AB (Swedish company — use for ARs only. As a record label, please use Mariann) AKCD 1947
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Slam Jams, Volume 1 Various Artists Tommy Boy (imprint, bearing the Tommy Boy logo) QRSPD 1257
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:05 The Best of Sweet The Sweet EMI-Capitol Special Markets 72438-19415-2-2
1.1 The Ballroom Blitz 4:04 The Best of Sweet The Sweet BM830
2.13 Ballroom Blitz 4:00 Triple M Unleashed Again Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 488273-2
1.2 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Big Hits of the 70s Various Artists EMI-Capitol Special Markets 19455
1.2 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Dynamite: The Best of Glam Rock Various Artists Repertoire Records REP4701-WL
1.7 Ballroom Blitz 3:57 Greatest Hits The Sweet Lechner Euromusic 600370
1.1 The Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Sweet Originals: The Best 37 Glamrock Songs Ever The Sweet BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management") 74321 62268 2
2.4 The Ballroom Blitz 4:02 The Best Glam Rock Album in the World... Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD139
1.9 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Best of Rock Various Artists
3.9 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Best Singles of All Time Various Artists Startel Entertainment SAN0028
1.4 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Glam Bam Thank You Ma'am Various Artists Buddha Records (1998–2002, formerly known as Buddah Records)
2.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Guitar Rock: Greatest Hits, Volume 2 Various Artists Time-Life Music M184-22, M184-23, M184-24, M184-25
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Guitar Rock: Power Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music M184-23
2.4 Ballroom Blitz 4:00 Pop Complete Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 4 98608 2, 4 98609 2
1.10 Ballroom Blitz 4:00 The World's Best Ever Beer Songs, Volume 2 Various Artists
1.7 Ballroom Blitz 3:56 Best of Glam & Glitter Various Artists
1.1 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Best of the 70s Various Artists BMG Special Marketing Europe GmbH 74321762372
1.3 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Greatest Hits The Sweet BMG UK & Ireland 74321 709082
3.11 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Simply the Best of the 70's Various Artists BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. DIRCD18
2.7 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Songs for the Aussie Bloke Various Artists RedX Entertainment
1.3 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Greatest Hits The Sweet
1.6 Ballroom Blitz 3:59 70's Superstars Various Artists
1.4 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Absolute Rock Classics Various Artists Absolute (compilation series brand used by Stockholm-based EVA Records) ACCD 3001
1.9 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Ballroom Hitz The Sweet BMG Denmark 7432186209 2
1.2 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Glam Greats 2 Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMCD306
1.6 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Rock Classics, Volume 5 Various Artists 74321 83575 2
1.15 The Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Rock Der Rykker Various Artists CMC Special 5381222
1.8 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 The Grimleys Various Artists
1.13 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Dock Rock Various Artists
1.1 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Media Markt Collection: The Sweet The Sweet BMG Special Marketing Europe GmbH 74321 86317 2
1.4 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Best of Rock Classics Various Artists BMG Ariola (not for release label use! company mostly named as distributor) 74321 95971 2
1.2 Ballroom Blitz 4:06 The Best of Glam Rock Various Artists Falcon Neue Medien, Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs) DCD23063
2.10 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 The Return of Super 70’s Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 567
1.9 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Daddy Day Care Various Artists
1.12 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Absolutely the Best of Classic Rock Various Artists Fuel 2000 Records 302 061 308 2
1.14 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Absolute Party Collection Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4032
2.13 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 The World's Absolute Best Ever Beer Songs, Volume 2 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
2.13 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 The Best Air Guitar Album in the World… III Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD557
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 FriendsReunited.co.uk '70s Party Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 9814906
1.14 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Absolute Party Collection Various Artists EVA Records ANS (Norway) EVACD 167
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 FriendsReunited.co.uk '70s Party Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 9814909
1.4 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Spot Collection Various Artists
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Top Hits of the Seventies: Incredible Hits Various Artists Collectables (US reissue label) COL-9706 BX
1.9 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Lost and Found in the Seventies Various Artists
1.9 Ballroom Blitz 4:06 The Glam Rock Years Various Artists Going for a Song GFS585
1.10 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Almost There! A Collection of the Greatest Original No. 2 Hits Various Artists Disky CB 901594
2.20 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Cuéntame cómo pasó: La generación de los 70 Various Artists
4.16 Ballroom Blitz 3:56 Las 101 mejores canciones del Rock Various Artists
1.3 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Simply the Best 70s Various Artists Warner Music Australia (AU subsidiary of Warner Music International since 1988) 5046754832
1.2 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Dynamite: The Best of Glam Rock Various Artists
1.14 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Sweet Fanny Adams The Sweet RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 82876 670652
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:00 Absolute Rock Deluxe Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4052
2.3 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Dance 'til You Drop 2 Various Artists 0828767471822
1.7 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 The Absolute Very Best of the World's Best Ever Beer Songs Various Artists
1.5 Ballroom Blitz 4:00 70s Rock, Volume 3 Various Artists Madacy Entertainment BFP2 51332
Promotion
1.6 Ballroom Blitz 3:57 Highlights of the Seventies: The CVG-Collection, Volume 4 Various Artists Baxter Records A-0098-96
1.6 Ballroom Blitz 4:01 Jägermeister: Rock-Hits der 70er Various Artists Sony Music Special Products SSP 988334 2
1.3 Ballroom Blitz 4:05 Wham Glam Thank You Ma'am Various Artists EMI Music Special Markets
1.2 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Status Quo & Friends Various Artists Trinity Mirror DMSQCD01, SMSQCD01
1.2 Ballroom Blitz 4:04 Status Quo & Friends: 40th Anniversary Souvenir, Volume 1 Various Artists Daily Mirror, Trinity Mirror DMSQCD01
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1.6 The Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Pure Rock 1975 Various Artists SR International
1.6 Ballroom Blitz 4:03 Best of The Sweet
2.7 Ballroom Blitz 4:05 75 Milestones of Pop & Rock Various Artists Selected Sound Carrier
1.10 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 Sweet Fanny Adams The Sweet Chinebridge Ltd. 5038-2
1.17 Ballroom Blitz 4:02 The Best Beer Drinking Album in the World ...Ever! The Second Round Various Artists

Relationships

producer: Phil Wainman
mash-ups: Encore Blitz (Jay-Z vs. Linkin Park vs. Sweet) by DJ Tripp
sampled by: Hey Ladies by Beastie Boys
Shame on Me by Avicii (drums)
recording of: Ballroom Blitz

Ballroom Blitz

composer: Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter)
Nicky Chinn
publisher: BMG Music Publishing Ltd.
later parody versions: Barroom Hitz
later translated versions: Karl‐Heinz Schmitz