John Theodore Kongos (born 6 August 1945) is a South African singer and songwriter. He is best known for his 1971 top 10 hit single, "He's Gonna Step on You Again", on which 90's band Happy Mondays based their hit "Step On". Kongos's other big hit was "Tokoloshe Man", which features on the TV show Life On Mars and the CD soundtrack. His second album Kongos made the top 30 of the UK Albums Chart, but subsequent singles, "Great White Lady" (1972), "Ride the Lightning" (1975) and "Higher than God's Hat" (1975), did not chart.
Having had success in South Africa in the early 1960s with his band Johnny and the G-Men, as well as a solo artist, Kongos went to the UK to pursue his musical career. His first UK based group, Floribunda Rose, formed in April 1967, comprised the British musicians, Pete Clifford (guitar) (born Peter William Frederick Clifford, 10 May 1943) and Jack Russell (bass, vocals) (born 29Читать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Confusions About a Goldfish [1969, альбом]
- He's Gonna Step on You Again [1971, сингл]
- John Kongos [1971, альбом]
- Tokoloshe Man [1971, сингл]
- Kongos [1988, альбом]
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