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King Kurt are a psychobilly rock band from the UK. They formed in 1981 and split up in 1988, although they have reformed sporadically and played a reunion concert in 2010. They are best known for their hit single, "Destination Zululand" (1983). The band began as Rockin' Kurt and his Sauer Krauts in 1981, with Jeff Harvey on vocals, John Reddington on guitar, Bert Boustead on bass guitar, Alan "Maggot" Power on "saxamaphone" and Rory Lyons on drums.
Thursday January 17th, 2019Friday February 22nd, 2019 admin. This band formed as Rockin’ Kurt and his Sauer Krauts in 1981, known for their stage performances in which eggs and bags of flour were thrown around on and off stage. They had a few minor hit singles that featured in the Uk Charts, such as Zulu Beat, Mack The Knife and Banana Banana, along with their Top 40 hit Destination Zululand, which reached No. 36 in the UK singles chart in October 1983 and an appearance on BBC1’s Top of The Pops. Their second album, Big Cock, was produced by Phil Wainman and released on Polydor in 1986. The band split up in 1988 though between 1992 and 1996 three of the original members, were performing as a live ac. .A compilation album was released in 2009, and a reunion concert took place in March 2010.