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King Kong and D. Jungle Girls

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Years active  1987–1993
Genres  Eurobeat, Hi-NRG
Origin  Italy (1989)
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Albums  Boom Boom Dollars, King Kong Greatest Hits, King Kong, Best Of Eurobeat Hi Energy Disco Vol. 3
Record labels  Alfa Records, EMI Music Japan
Similar  FCF, Alpha Town, Michael Fortunati, Naoki Maeda, Smiledk

King Kong & D. Jungle Girls is a three-person Italian Eurobeat/Hi-NRG group featuring Andrea (King Kong), Alexandra and Roberta (D. Jungle Girls) formed in 1987. To date, they have released two albums (in 1989 and 1991) as well as two compilation CDs and several singles. Several incarnations of their songs "Boom Boom Dollar" and "Walkie Talkie" have been featured in the Dance Dance Revolution video games and Dancemania compilation series and its sub-series including Speed. The English language lyrics to these songs, which bear a striking similarity to Engrish, are often misheard and largely incomprehensible to native speakers, a trait it shares with current Eurobeat music.

Contents

Members

  • Andrea (King Kong)
  • Alexandra (D. Jungle Girl)
  • Roberta (D. Jungle Girl)
  • Albums

  • Boom Boom Dollars (1989)
  • King Kong (1991)
  • Best of (1996)
  • Boom Boom Dollar - King Kong Greatest Hits (2000)
  • Singles

  • "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (1987)
  • "Lies" (1987)
  • "It's So Funny" (1988)
  • "Boom Boom Dollar" (1989)
  • "Go, Go Boy" (1989)
  • "Walkie Talkie" (1989)
  • "Soft Time" (1989)
  • "King Kong" (1990)
  • "Little Flowers" (1990)
  • "Love & American Dollars" (1990)
  • "Turn The Sound Up Higher" (1990)
  • "Bingo" (1991)
  • "Bad Man" (1991)
  • "Merry-Go-Round" (1992)
  • "Panic in New York" (1993)
  • Name inconsistencies

    The "Jungle Girls" part of the group's name is often printed differently in English, most likely due to translation issues. While it seems to make sense (the actual printed name is "D. Jungle Girls"), it has also been printed as "The D.Jungle Girls" and most often, "D.J.Ungle Girls".

    Songs

    Boom Boom DollarBoom Boom Dollars · 1989
    Love & American Dollars1991
    Walkie TalkieBoom Boom Dollars · 1989

    References

    King Kong & D. Jungle Girls Wikipedia


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