Kung Fu Fighting

Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, September 21, 1974 spending 3 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Kung Fu movies were very popular at the time, and this capitalized on the craze. Bruce Lee was a big star.Douglas is from Jamaica. He was the first Jamaican-born singer to have a #1 hit in the US. Of course this was used in the 2008 kid's movie Kung Fu Panda, performed by Cee-Lo Green and Jack Black. The original Carl Douglas version was used in the movies City of God (2002), Wayne's World 2 (1994), Beverly Hills Ninja (1997), Daddy Day Care (2003), and Bowfinger (1999).

Kung Fu Fighting FAQs

Who sang Kung Fu Fighting?

Kung Fu Fighting was performed by Carl Douglas

What year did Kung Fu Fighting get to the UK number 1 spot?

Kung Fu Fighting first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, September 21, 1974

How long was Kung Fu Fighting at number 1 in the UK?

Kung Fu Fighting spent 3 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.