Get It On (retitled “Bang a Gong” in the USA)

~ Recording by T. Rex

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack artistRelease titleRelease artistRelease group typeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.6Get It On4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • GB1971-09-24
Fly (British independent label)HIFLY 6
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:25T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • US1971-09-24
Reprise RecordsRS 6466
1.1Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:25T. RexBang a Gong (Get It On) / Raw RampT. RexSingle
Reprise Records1032
1.1Get It On4:25T. RexGet It OnT. RexSingle
Stateside4E 006-92700 M
1.1Get It On4:25T. RexGet It On / Raw RampT. RexSingle
Ariola (German label, used worldwide in the past)10 327 AT
1.1Get It On4:28T. RexBolan BoogieT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Cube RecordsHIFLY 8
1.1Get It On4:25T. RexBolan BoogieT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Fly RecordsHIFLY 8
2.2Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:23T. RexThe Whole Burbank CatalogVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)PRO 512
1.7Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:22T. RexHeavy Metal: 24 Electrifying PerformancesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special ProductsSP 2001
1.13Bang a Gong (Get It On)?:??T. RexHeavy Metal: Superstars of the 70’s, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special ProductsSP8T-2001
2.1Get It On4:25T. RexT. Rex / Bolan BoogieT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Cube Records156.303, INT 156.303
1.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
SMS RecordsMD32-5016
1.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
Sierra Records (80s UK)CDTR 2
1.1Get It On4:26T. RexGet It OnMarc Bolan & T. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • -1986
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)FA 3154
1.9Get It On4:25T-Rex with Marc BolanGreatest Hits, Volume OneT. Rex with Marc BolanAlbum + Compilation
C/Era Records (logo is Sierra Records)CDTR 1
1.7Get It On4:27T. RexCosmic DancerT. Rex / Marc BolanAlbum + Compilation
TELDEC8.26600 ZP
1.20Get It On4:27T. RexHistory of T. Rex: The Singles Collection 1968–1977, Volume 1T. RexAlbum + Compilation
Marc on WaxMARC-D 510
1.4Get It On4:28T. RexBaby Boomer Classics: Rollin' SeventiesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.13Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. RexNight BeatVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special ProductsOPCD-4515
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • JP1989-05-21
Cube Records20CP-11
1.16Get It On4:27T. Rex30 Years of Number 1's, Volume 6: 1969-1972Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Connoisseur CollectionTYNO CD 105
1.5Get It On4:26T.RexBest Hits 21T.RexAlbum + Compilation
Cube RecordsTECP-25243
1.3Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:24T. RexThe Very Best of T. RexT. RexAlbum + Compilation
BR Music (NL-based reissue label)BRCD 105
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • US1990-10-25
Reprise Records6466-2
1.7Get It On4:24T. RexCosmic DancerT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Mega Records (Danish euro house)MRLP 3149
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
Castle Classics (LC 6448)CLACD 180
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
Cube Records432036-2
1.1Get It On4:24T. RexRock OnT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Ariola Express, Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)295 971
1.8Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:24T. RexRock LineVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • FR1991-05-23
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)COL 468620 2
1.19Get It On4:25Marc Bolan & T-RexAll the Hits and MoreMarc Bolan & T-RexAlbum + Compilation
Star DirectSDCD 005
2.7Get It On4:27T. RexAnthology - the Early YearsMarc Bolan & T-RexAlbum + Compilation
Marc on WaxESBCD 965
1.1Get It On4:27T. Rex & Marc BolanGreat HitsT. Rex & Marc BolanAlbum + Compilation
Cube RecordsCUB 9801-2
1.1Get It On4:26T. RexHot Love - BestT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Zounds, Phono (German; related to Zounds, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage GmbH & Co. KG), Vereinigte Motor‐Verlage GmbH & Co. KG (do not use this as an imprint!)CD 27200330 B
2.2Get It On4:29T. RexPop Giganten: Hits der 70erVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Ariola (German label, used worldwide in the past), BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, see annotation)354 080
2.2Get It On4:29T. RexPop Giganten: Hits der 70erVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Ariola (German label, used worldwide in the past)74321-33352-2
1.8Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:24T. RexRock LineVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)COL 468620 2
1.3Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:26T. RexSolid Gold Rapid ActionT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Raven Records (Australian mainly reissue)RVCD-19
1.9Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:26T. RexSounds of the Seventies: 1972, Take TwoVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special Products, Time–Life MusicOPCD-2624, SOD-13
2.10Get It On4:24Marc Bolan and T-RexThe Phantastic Collection of Marc Bolan and T-RexMarc Bolan and T-RexAlbum + Compilation
Dino Music (subsidiary of EMI Netherlands BV)DLP 9030530
1.6Get It On4:27T. RexThe Rock Collection: Rock StarsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time–Life MusicTL 527/01
1.13Get It On4:26Marc Bolan and T-RexThe Ultimate CollectionMarc Bolan and T-RexAlbum + Compilation
Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations)TCD2539
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
Reprise Records, Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)CD 6466
1.2Get It On4:25T. RexTeenage Rebels! - Friday on My MindVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Zillion Records2610732
1.4Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:25T. RexGlam RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
PolyGram
1.1Get It On4:27T. RexGreatest Hits of the Seventies: Get It OnVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
The Hit LabelAHLCD12
1.15Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. RexLiebe ist PrivatsacheVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -1993
EdeltonEDL 2644-2
1.2Get It On4:23T. RexTour of Duty 6: The Strongest Popclassics From the 60’s & 70’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Magnum (Dutch joint venture from 1990–1997)516 138-2
2.5Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:26T. Rex70’s Best Of: De Woodstock au WalkmanVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Versailles (French label)VER 475756 2
1.7Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:30T. RexElectric Warrior (Disky)T. RexAlbum
Cube RecordsCUCD 14 TR
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. RexGuitar Rock: 1972–1973Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special Products, Time–Life MusicOPCD-2725, R968-05
3.1Get It On?:??T. RexSuperhits of the SeventiesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
L&D RecordsBGCD999
1.9Get It On4:23T. RexThe Best Rock Album in the World… Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin Records Australia8145692, 8145702
1.24Get It On4:28Marc Bolan & T. RexThe Essential CollectionT. RexAlbum + Compilation
PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.)525 961-2
1.3Get It On4:26T. RexThe Very Best of T. RexT. RexAlbum + Compilation
Crimson Productions (UK budget reissue label; imprint of Crimson Productions Ltd.)CRIMCD40
1.3Get It On (Bang a Gong)4:24T. RexThe Very Best of T. RexT. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1998-05-22
BR Music (NL-based reissue label)BRCD 105
1.1Get It On4:28T. RexBolan BoogieT. RexAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records, Inc.541 006-2
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:26T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
A&M Records, Inc.541 007-2
2.2Get It On4:27T. RexSounds of the 70’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1999-12-17
Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)MBSCD 402
1.3Get It On4:25T. RexBilly ElliotVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2000-10-31
Interscope Records314549360-2
1.17Get It On4:24T. RexThe Greatest No. 1 SinglesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-01-08
Virgin TVVTDCD 357
2.10Get It On4:23T‐RexTop of the Pops 2: 70s RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-01-22
Universal Music TV (UK, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited)560 626 2
1.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric Warrior (digitally remastered)T. RexAlbum
  • FR2001-09-24
  • GB2001-10-01
A&M Records493 113-2
1.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric Warrior (remastered)T. RexAlbum
  • JP2001-10-24
A&M RecordsUICY-9133
1.1Get It On4:26Marc Bolan & T.RexBorn to Boogie: The CollectionMarc Bolan & T.RexAlbum + Compilation
  • -2001
Spectrum Music (Universal Music Group budget label)493 108-2
1.3Get It On4:24T. RexBilly ElliotVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • GB2002-03-11
Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation)549 360-2
1.11Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. Rex20th Century Boy: The Ultimate CollectionMarc Bolan & T. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • US2002-08-20
Hip‐O Records314 584 948-2
2.27Get It On4:24T. Rex20th Century SuperstarT. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • -2002-09-09
Universal (plain logo “Universal” used by Universal Music and Universal Pictures)493 452-2
1.2Get It On4:30T. RexThe Essential CollectionT. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2002-09-16
Universal Music TV (UK, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited)493 488-2
1.4Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:24T. RexGuitar Rock: Classics ’70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Flashback Records (reissue label, subsidiary of Rhino)R2 78319
1.2Get It On4:30Marc Bolan & T. RexThe Essential Collection 25th Anniversary EditionMarc Bolan & T. RexAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music TV (UK, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited)SBCD 58
2.14Get It On4:24T. RexThe Ultimate Rock CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music AS, Norway (not for release label use!)DGCD025
1.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • GB2003-01-01
  • -2003
A&M Records493 707-2
2.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • GB2003-01-01
  • -2003
A&M Records493 707-2
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • US2003-02-25
Rhino (reissue label)R2 76111
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. RexElectric Warrior (Expanded & Remastered)T. RexAlbum
  • US2003-02-25
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)
1.4Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. RexLegends: Ultimate Rock Collection: Get It OnVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time–Life Music19594-2, OPCD-11985A
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • US2004-01-13
Reprise RecordsRS 76111
2.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • JP2004-01-28
A&M Records493 707-2, UIGY 7054
1.6Get It On4:26T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • JP2004-01-28
A&M Records493 707-2, UIGY 7054
1.2Bang a Gong (Get It on)4:26T. RexLegends: Ultimate Rock Collection: Let’s Get It OnVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2004-06-21
Time–Life Music
2.12Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexThe Best of Lite FMVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2004-09-21
Madacy Records50565
1.82Get It On4:24T. Rex100 Hits Band on the RunVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
RMG RecordsRMG 1344 MP3
1.7Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexUltimate 16 Originals: Retro ’70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-10-04
Madacy Entertainment, Warner Special ProductsMUS2 51273, OPCD-7787
1.7Get It On4:23T. RexAbsolute Rock DeluxeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • SE2005-11-09
EVA Records (Sweden)EVACD 4052
1.11Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:26T. RexJarhead: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThomas NewmanAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2005-12-06
Decca RecordsB0005983-02
1.8Get It On4:26Marc Bolan and T-RexBest of Marc Bolan and T-Rex - The Definitive CollectionMarc Bolan and T-RexAlbum + Compilation
  • -2005
Flash LightFlash 167
1.11Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:26T. RexJarheadThomas NewmanAlbum + Soundtrack
Decca Records988 8461
1.11Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:26T. RexJarheadThomas NewmanAlbum + Soundtrack
1.2Get It On4:25T. RexPlanet 70’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2006-03-27
Universal Music TV (UK, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited)9838789
2.11Get It On4:27T. RexGreatest Ever! Number 1’s: The Definitive CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2006-11-27
Union Square MusicGTSTCD011
1.3Get It On4:26T. RexThe No.1 DJ Collection: 70’s, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)CD090
1.6Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexElectric WarriorT. RexAlbum
  • JP2007-08-08
A&M RecordsUIJY-9008
1.2Get It On4:26T. RexGreatest HitsT. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2007-09-10
Universal Music TV (UK, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited)5303043
Promotion
1.14Get It On4:23T. RexClassic Cuts Presents: 70s Night: The Definitive DJ Collection: T to ZVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)BX012
1.2Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:28T. RexWham Glam Thank You Ma’amVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music Special Markets
1.4Get It One4:24T. RexOne Shot: Anni settanta, Vol. 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal (plain logo “Universal” used by Universal Music and Universal Pictures)CDOG 0044
(unknown)
2.10Get It On4:24T. RexThe Phantastic Collection of Marc Bolan and T-RexT. RexAlbum + Compilation
1.3Get It On4:28T RexSolid Gold - Easy Action: 20 Golden GreatsT. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • -1998
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)795867 2
1.22Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:27T. RexHTV Music HistoryT. RexAlbum + Compilation
  • -2001
HALAHUP Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbHHAL0122
1.11Bang a Gong (Get It On)4:26T. RexJarhead: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThomas NewmanAlbum + Soundtrack
Decca Records, ЗАО «Юниверсал Мьюзик»2600752 DH

Relationships

engineer:Roy Thomas Baker (producer)
Malcolm Cecil
Rik Pekkonen
Martin Rushent
producer:Tony Visconti
drums (drum set):Bill Legend (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)
electric bass guitar:Steve Currie (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)
electric guitar and lead vocals:Marc Bolan (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)
keyboard:Rick Wakeman (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)
percussion:Mickey Finn (musician and T. Rex member) (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)
background vocals:Howard Kaylan (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)
Mark Volman (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:Essex Music International Ltd. (in 1971)
Straight Ahead Productions Ltd. (in 1971, in 2001)
Tarantula Productions (in 1971)
has remixes:Get It On (5.1 mix)
sampled by:Get It On (club mix) by Bus Stop feat. T-Rex (UK band)
Get It On (radio edit) by Bus Stop feat. T-Rex (UK band)
Rock 'n' Roll Anyway by cocore
mash-ups:2330 Get It on the Long Hard Road by The Kleptones (British mashup artist Eric Kleptone)
Back Door Santa Getting It On (Clarence Carter vs. T. Rex vs Jessica Simpson vs. Whitney Houston) by DJ Schmolli
part of:Paste: The 50 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of All Time (number: 22) (order: 22)
NME: 50 Greatest Guitar Riffs of All Time (2012-10-25) (number: 41) (order: 41)
stream for free:https://open.spotify.com/track/2prZtpX84GOxTm2ZHP2Oa4 [info]
recording of:Get It On (Bang a Gong) (from 1971-03 until 1971-06)

Get It On (Bang a Gong)

lyricist and composer:Marc Bolan
publisher:Essex Music International, Inc.
TRO Essex Music International, Inc.
Westminster Music Ltd.
later parody versions:Gideon
later translated versions:噴火