"Hold Your Head Up" is a song by the English rock band Argent, released as a single in 1972. The song was a Top 5 hit in both the US and UK, peaking at No. 5 in both countries. Billboard ranked it as the No. 50 song for 1972. The song appeared on the third Argent album All Together Now (1972). The album version is 6:15 while the single version is 3:15. The DJ edit has a run-time of 2:53.


The song was warmly received by music critics.[citation needed] The Hammond B3 solo on the track was cited by Rick Wakeman as the greatest organ solo ever. The track has remained a staple on AOR-format radio stations for decades after its release.





Hold Your Head Up 1972 (Long Version)






Lyrics



And if it's bad Don't let it get you down, you can take it And if it hurts Don't let them see you cry, you can make it

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And if they stare Just let them burn their eyes on you moving And if they shout Don't let it change a thing that you're doing

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