The Barron Knights


The Barron Knights are a veteran English pop group with a comedic flair that became famous during the late 1970s. The original lineup consisted of Barron Antony (bass, vocals), Duke D'Mond (vocals), Butch Baker (lead guitar, vocals), Dave Ballinger (drums), and Peter "Peanut" Langford (guitar, keyboards, vocals), with many personnel changes over the years. They are best known in the U.S. for "The Topical Song" (1979), a parody of Supertramp's "The Logical Song."

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • The Topical Song (1979)

Pop charts debut year: 1979

Years active: 1959 - present

Genres: Pop rock, comedy rock, novelty

Labels: Columbia, Epic



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