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Chris Kenner (I) (1929–1976)

R&B singer Chris Kenner was born in Kenner, LA, in 1929. He began his musical career in the early 1950s singing gospel, but in 1955 he recorded an R&B single, "Don't Let Her Pin That Charge on Me", and stayed in that genre. He recorded another song in 1957, "Sick and Tired", which went to #13 on the R&B charts (a year later Fats Domino recorded it... See full bio »

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 2016 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 2016: Auditions 3 (2016) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- 2016: Auditions 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- 2016: Auditions 1 (2016) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
 2014-2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Soy rebelde (2016) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
- Enamorados de la Moda (2014) ... (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper" - as Kenner)
 2015 Everest (lyrics: "Here Comes the Hotstepper") / (music: "Here Comes the Hotstepper")
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show Final, Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2011-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 2: My Jam Monday (2014) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
- Round Eight (2011) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2014 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Muscle Shoals (2014) ... (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
 2014 Rob the Mob (writer: "Something You Got" - as Christopher Kenner)
 2014/I Neighbors (writer: "Here Comes The Hotstepper (Heartical Mix)" - as Christopher Kenner)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake (2014) ... (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper" - uncredited)
 2013 Muscle Shoals (Documentary) (writer: "Land of 1,000 Dances")
  Vegas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- From This Day Forward (2013) ... (performer: "I Like It Like That") / (writer: "I Like It Like That")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Decider 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2012 The Sapphires (writer: "Land of One Thousand Dances")
 2012 American Reunion (writer: "Here Comes The Hotstepper" - as Christopher Kenner)
 2012 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Midwife (2012) ... (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
 2012 Mulheres Ricas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Ben Stiller/Whitney Cummings/Godspell (2011) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.22 (2011) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.63 (2010) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
 2011 Tower Heist (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances" - as Christopher Kenner)
 2009-2011 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 8 Performance (2011) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
- Top 4 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
- Top 20 Results (2009) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rose-Colored Glasses (2010) ... (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper" - uncredited)
 2009/I Old Dogs (writer: "Land Of 1,000 Dances")
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- L'home a la lluna i Claudia Schiffer (2008) ... (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper" - as Christopher Kenner)
 2008 Patti Smith: Dream of Life (Documentary) (writer: "Land: Horses")
 2008/I Paris (writer: "Lands of 1000 dances" - as Christopher Kenner)
 2007 Da Lintsi -koodi (TV Movie) (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2006 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Perform (2006) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2006/I Even Money (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2005 Racing Stripes (writer: "Here Comes The Hotstepper" - as Christopher Kenner)
 2004 Wolf (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2003 Radio (writer: "Land Of 1000 Dances" (1963))
 2002 Only the Strong Survive (Documentary) (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (performer: "I Like It Like That") / (writer: "I Like It Like That")
 2000 Burnt Money (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1998 Millennium (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Time Is Now (1998) ... (writer: "Land: Horses, Land of a Thousand Dances & La Mer (de)")
 1997 The Full Monty (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" (1971))
 1996 7th Heaven (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Halloween (1996) ... (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances" - uncredited)
 1996/II Mother ("Land Of A Thousand Dances")
 1995 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 February 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper" - as Kenner)
- Episode dated 19 January 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper")
 1994 Ready to Wear (writer: "Here Comes the Hotstepper (Allaam Mix)" - as Kenner)
 1994 Forrest Gump ("Land Of 1000 Dances" (1962))
 1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest (writer: "Land Of A Thousand Dances")
 1992 The Efficiency Expert (writer: "Sick and Tired" - as Kenner)
 1991 For the Boys (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
 1988 The Great Outdoors (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1988 Colors (writer: "LAND OF A 1000 DANCES" - as Kris Kenner)
 1988 The In Crowd (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Home (1987) ... (writer: "Land of 1,000 Dances" - as Kenner)
- The Mine (1987) ... (writer: "Land of 1,000 Dances" - as Kenner)
 1985 Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1981 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dr. Fever and Mr. Tide: Part 1 (1981) ... ("Land of 1000 Dances")
 1978 Bobby Vinton's Rock 'n Rollers (TV Special) (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 May 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1971 Soul to Soul (Documentary) (writer: "Land of 1,000 Dances")
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.112 (1966) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
- Episode #1.105 (1966) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.49 (1965) ... (writer: "Land of the 1000 Dances")
- Episode #1.29 (1965) ... (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... (writer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.46 (1965) ... (writer: "I Like It Like That')
- Episode #1.43 (1965) ... (writer: "I Like It Like That")
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "I Like It Like That")
- Episode #1.29 (1965) ... (writer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1965 It's What's Happening, Baby! (TV Movie) (writer: "Land of 1,000 Dances", "I Like It Like That")
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Single: "Memories Of A King (Let Freedom Ring) - Part 1" / "Memories Of A King (Let Freedom Ring) - Part 2" (Instant Records) See more »
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