How can anyone dislike this great song. Their version sampled Carl Douglas' original vocals. After hitting number one in the U. It was a great base line. All the geezers get up and dance like idiots. Except he did'nt mention Bruce Lee or Sonny Chiba.
It was a B-side: who was going to listen? Simpson's attorneys in his murder trial was Carl Douglas. If you were around when the song was popular in the 70s, you break out in song any time someone mentions the title because everyone from then knows at least some of the words. We spent two hours on the first song and then took a break and I said: 'Quick guys, we need to record the B-side in two takes. Lets hear some more soon. Carl Douglas recorded something for an A-side of a single and every session was three hours long.
I exaggerate, of course, but I truly cannot stand to hear this song and I change the radio station on the rare occassion they play it. I'm obsessed with martial arts so I just love listening to this song before a fight! Timing is important in pop music in so many ways. It went on to sell 10 million copies worldwide. I know because he is my cousin. If it were in my power, I would buy every copy of this song - every record, every tape, every copy of every movie that has used it on its soundtrack - and burn them in a great bonfire.
We picked this song and karate type dance moves! He remembered a singer that he'd worked with on the soundtrack of the Richard Roundtree movie Ecstasy. We had to get into groups in Phys Ed class and come up with our own original modern dance. A drunken Bruce Willis sings this song in the movie Mortal Thoughts with Demi Moore and Glenn Headley. This of course would not be the Carl Douglas who sang Kung Fu Fighting. He asked Douglas if he had any original songs. You'll love the background fight sounds! It's crucial that a pop song reflects its time so that it's relatable. .
This song gets stuck in my head once I hear it. It's just fun to listen to, funny that we all loved that song when it came out and funny to look back and think, well, this was a hit song then. I played the A-side to the guy at Pye Records, Robin Blanchflower, and he said: 'Can I listen to the rest of the reel? This and man in motion are good opposing songs for a workout playlist others to include: Against The Wind, Running On Empty. I first heard it in Kung fu Panda in the theather. He's also currently a member of Bill Wyman's Rhythmn Kings, plays baritone sax, flute, harmonica etc. Whats up with that yo? All The Best And Good Luck.
He or she who dislikes this must be a fat and lazy person who cant even get off his bed. . . . .
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