George Kranz

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George Kranz

Born
15 December 1956
Germany

Website
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George Kranz is a German dance music singer and percussionist. He is best known for his song “Trommeltanz”, otherwise known as “Din Daa Daa”. The song hit No. 1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 1984 and then returned to the chart in a new version in 1991, peaking at No. 8. “Din Daa Daa” (sometimes spelled “Din Da Da”) is considered a classic dance music track and has been remixed, sampled and bootlegged many times, including in 1987’s seminal “Pump Up the Volume” by MARRS, 1998’s Praise Joint Remix by Kirk Franklin, 2005’s “Shake” by the Ying Yang Twins, “Turn Around” by Flo Rida and an Xbox 360 commercial.

Contents

1 Discography

1.1 Albums
1.2 Singles
1.3 Producer
1.4 Filmography

2 See also
3 References

Discography[edit]
Albums[edit]

My Rhythm (1983), Pool
Magic Sticks (OST) (1986), Virgin
Move It (1989), SPV
Sticky Druisin (1995)
Very Best Of (1999), DFP-Music (BMG)

Singles[edit]

“Trommeltanz” (1983), Pool
“Bass Drum Ma Bass Drum” (1985), Pool
“Heya” (1987)
“Helmut Kohl Ist Tot” (1992)
“Din Daa Daa (91 Remix)” (1991), Cardiac
“Din Daa Daa (96 Remix)” (1996), DiN

Producer[edit]

The Fog – Metallic Lord (1999), DFP-Music (BMG)
Bunny Rugs – On Soul (2002), DFP-Music (H`art)

Filmography[edit]

“Breakin’2 Electric Boogaloo”
Kabine 18
Die Vier aus der Zwischenzeit (1. Staffel)
Tocata
Ein ungleiches Paar
Magic Sticks
Der Passagier – Welcome to Germany
Roy Black Story – Du bist nicht allein
Happy Birthday (Unschuldig schuldig)

See also[edit]

List of number-one dance hits (United States)
List of artists who reached number one on the US Dance chart

References[edit]

Official website
George Kranz at AllMusic

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WorldCat Identities
VIAF: 22341103
LCCN: n95018838
ISNI: 0000 0000 5516 5620
GND: 134433742
BNF: cb14025433d (data)
MusicBrainz: bd64de2c-517e-4202-bba0-a1b9263eede3

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