Oct 122011

Throughout the ‘70s, the Sweet racked up glam-rockin’ hits like “Ballroom Blitz” and “Love Is Like Oxygen.” In the decades since, like many of their peers, they’ve sputtered. The band has broken up and reformed a few times, but nothing much came of it. In 1997 the frontman died and the drummer followed him five years later. It didn’t seem likely the band would return, but now they’re back with their first recording in years, a cover of the Who’s “Join Together.”

Andy Scott’s guitar drives the cover – which seems only appropriate, since he’s the only remaining original member. The band’s golden days may be decades behind them, but they sound as full of life as ever. Listen to “Join Together” below.

The Sweet – Join Together (The Who cover)

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  3 Responses to “Seventies Stars the Sweet Rise Again with Who Cover”

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  1. Thank God they kept the big group vocal on the line “Join together with the band” I think that makes the original recording for me, and it would be just plain wrong to leave that out.

  2. If this song gets playtime on the radio stations it most be a new hit single for the Sweet.
    So, do you have time over to spent it in written emails to all djs , do so and this will be Sweets new hit.

  3. The problem is no radio station will ever play this … even when they had much better singles in the past (after the hits) they never got played … sad but true

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