The fight between Muhammad Ali & George Foreman in Kinshasa (Zaire ) on 30. Oct.1974 when Ali re-took his title inspired Johnny Wakelin to wrote his first Single. ‘BLACK SUPERMAN’ The record shot into the charts when Ali visited Britain and picked up the concept of being the Black Superman. In July 76 the song “IN ZAIRE” from Johnny’s album ‘Reggae, Soul and Rock & Roll’ followed and climbed up to Nr. 4 in the UK, Nr. 2 in Germany and get top listings in Australia and USA. Songs like AFRICAN MAN, TENNESSEE HERO followed, giving Johnny numerous hits worldwide.
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