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Kon Kan


The ’80s dance duo Kon Kan included members Barry Harris (vocals, keys, guitar) and Kevin Wynne (vocals). The group got their name from the expression “Can Con” (brief for “Canadian Content material”), that is the name of the guideline that enforces Canadian radio place to play a minimum of thirty percent music from music artists from Canada. It had been Kon Kan’s sophomore recording, Proceed to Move, which spawned lots 15 hit using the solitary “I Beg Your Pardon,” including several lines from a earlier track, Lynn Anderson’s “Rose Backyard.” Harris and Wynne adopted it up with some more singles, including “Harry Houdini” and “Puss N’ Shoes/These Shoes (ARE CREATED for Walkin’),” the second option of which presented examples from both Led Zeppelin’s “The Immigrant Track” and Nancy Sinatra’s “These Shoes ARE CREATED for Strolling.” Wynne remaining Kon Kan soon thereafter, but Harris maintained the Kon Kan name and continued, issuing such additional albums as 1990’s Syntonic and 1993’s Vida! Harris after that turned his focus on producing additional dance clothes, including vocalist Kim Esty (who sang back-up on Kon Kan’s “I Beg Your Pardon”), Best Kat, Outta Control, Thunderpuss 2000, and Killer Bunnies. Harris in addition has released his personal single singles in the past due ’90s, including “Funk Like Dat” and “Why’d Ya Allow Her.”

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Full Name Kon Kan
Awards Juno Award for Dance Recording of the Year
Music Songs I Beg Your Pardon, Harry Houdini, Arts' in D Minor / Harry Houdini, Puss N' Boots / These Boots, Sinful Wishes, Move to Move, Glue & Fire, Am I In Love, Bite The Bullet, I Told You So, I Can't Anwser That, I'll Find Another Love, Heaven Knows, I Beg Your Pardon '14, Better Day, My Camera, Can't Stop the Fire, It Doesn't Matter, I Beg Your Pardon '2K14, I Beg Your Pardon-Kon, Liberty!, Victorious, Victim, Time
Albums Move to Move, Syntonic, Vida!...

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