English rock band Argent was formed in 1968 by former keyboardist of the Zombies Rod Argent. The other band members were Jim Rodford (bass), Robert Henrit (drums) and Russ Ballard (guitar/keyboards). The band is known for producing two main hit singles. “Hold Your Head Up” was released in 1972 on the album All Together Now and became the highest-charting band’s single. It reached number five on the U.S. chart. The other their hit song “God Gave Rock ‘n’ Roll To You” became a hit but being covered by Kiss under the name “God Gave Rock ‘n’ Roll To You II” and by Petra, a Christian group. Petra made cover versions twice in 1977 and in 1984 though they changed the text. The song became a hymn of the Contemporary Christian Rock. You can download Argent’s Anthology: The Best of Argent in mp3 from our site.