However, Giorgio's version failed to chart in the UK. The song was released by Chicory Tip in and this version reached No. Since its release, the tune of the chorus of "Son of My Father" has been regularly used on the terraces of British football grounds for football chants.
A copy of Giorgio's version found its way to studio manager Roger Easterby who then persuaded the British band Chicory Tip to record it. The Chicory Tip version includes audibly different lyrics to those written by Bellotte and recorded by Discovering And Witnessing - Various - Heart Of Goa V2, although it is unclear why, but it may Giorgio* - Son Of My Father / Underdog down to misheard lyrics on the part of vocalist Peter Hewson.
The band re-recorded the song in with Rick Foster on vocalsthis time with the correct lyrics as sung by Moroder. Moroder's original version, recorded before Chicory Tip's version, was first released in Germany in under the Giorgio* - Son Of My Father / Underdog Giorgio as the 'B' side of "I'm Free Now",  and later released as an 'A'-side single in In the US, the song peaked at No. The song was released in and this reached No. The tune of the chorus of "Son of My Father" has been used on the terraces of British football grounds for football chants, for example "Oh Man United, the only English team to win the European Cup",  and the anthem for Teddy Sheringham that started with "Oh Teddy, Teddy The song was used in Giorgio* - Son Of My Father / Underdog on Mars series 2 in The novel Fleshmarket Close by Scots crime-fiction writer Ian Rankin includes a reference to the song: a fellow police officer speaks to Rankin's serial-central-character Detective Inspector John Rebus of a suspect whose late father had been a prominent gangster as "his father's son"; to this, Rebus says "Chicory Tip"; to the other officer's "quizzical look" Rebus then says "They had a big hit with Son of My Father From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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