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Carl Douglas

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Genres: Pop, Reggae/Ska, Soul/R&B

Carl Douglas (born 10 May 1942) is a Jamaican-born singer, most famous for his song "Kung Fu Fighting", which hit number one on both the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart in 1974. The R.I.A.A. awarded gold disc status on 27 November, and it won a Grammy Award for Best Selling Single in 1974. The fame of this homage to martial arts films has overshadowed the rest of the singer's career, resulting in his appearance on cover versions of the song. Douglas did release two other singles ("Dance The Kung Fu" and "Blue Eyed Soul") but he has gone down in recording history as an example of a one hit wonder. He was at one time managed by Eric Woolfson, later the primary songwriter behind... Continue Bio >>

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Kung Fu fighting (Noiseshaper Remix)
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Karaoke: Kung Fu Fighting
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Kung Fu Fighting 2011
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