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BLACK SUPER MAN (Muhammad Ali)

 
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Artist Name: JOHNNY WAKELIN & THE KINSHASA BAND
 
Hit Month (Australia): 1975
 
Song Author: Johnny Wakelin
 
 
Year Recorded: 1974
 
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"Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)"

Johnny Wakelin got the idea of writing a homage to the boxing champion Muhammad Ali who fought on 30 October 1974 in Kinshasa against George Foreman, gaining victory in the eighth round.

In January 1975 Wakelin's "Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)" reached number seven in the UK Singles Chart.

It reached number one in Australia and spent six months in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.