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Agadoo was a nonsense song recorded by the band Black Lace in 1984. It was a cover of a European 70's hit called Agadou. Agadoo peaked at number 2 in the UK singles chart and spent 30 weeks in the UK Top 75. Nonsense song is how the song sang by Charlie Chaplin at the end of his film Modern Times is usualy called. ... Black Lace are a British band noted for hits such as The Music Man, Agadoo, and Superman. They also represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest 1979 in Jerusalem with the song Mary Ann, which finished seventh. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ...

The original song was played in a Derby [1] nightclub, 'Gossips', to which the bar staff made a dance. It proved so popular that when Black Lace performed at the club in 1981, they learnt the dance and recorded their own version. This was verified on Radio Derby in 2006.

Black Lace also recorded an x-rated version of the song entitled "Have a Screw," but did not release this version as a single. Black Lace refers to these articles in Wikipedia: Black Lace (books) -- a pornographic publisher Black Lace (band) -- a pop-music group This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... X-rated, X certificate, X classification or similar terms are labels for movies implying strong adult content, typically pornography or violence. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ...

The Australian satirical TV Show CNNNN ran a fake cross-promotion for "Agadoo: The Musical." They used the original music and nonsense lyrics and attempted to find some form of plot. Their story ran like this (not exact quote) Satire is a literary technique of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject (individuals, organizations, states) often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... CNNNN (Chaser Non-stop News Network) (the fourth N does not stand for anything, it stands for nothing) was an Australian television show, satirising American news channels CNN and Fox News. ... Look up plot in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

"The story begins on the magical island of Agadoo, ruled over by King Agadoo XVI. King Agadoo has no sons, only his beautiful daughter, Princess Doo. However, Princess Doo rejects all offers of marriage from the island's inhabitants. One day, a ship lands on the island. Aboard the ship is the Prince Aga from far off lands. Aga and Doo fall in love with each other; however, on the eve of their wedding, Doo is kidnapped by the evil wizard, Aga-Boo. To rescue the Princess Doo, Aga must shake a pineapple tree. He succeeds, thus mortally wounding Aga-Boo, and Aga and Doo can be married." Look up Magic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary The term magic is a Persian loanword into English and may refer to: Magic (paranormal) deals with the manipulation of what the practitioner believes to be genuine paranormal phenomena. ... Di is the most beautiful girl in the states of FL and GA. She is also quite the foosball player and decent at basketball when her asthma isnt acting up!  ;) Look up beautiful in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... “Matrimony” redirects here. ... Nubian wedding with some international modern touches, near Aswan, Egypt Preparing for the photographs, at a wedding in Thornbury Castle, England A traditional Japanese wedding ceremony A wedding is a ceremony which celebrates the beginning of a marriage. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Binomial name Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. ...

The song was parodied in "The Chicken Song" by the satirical television programme, Spitting Image. The Chicken Song is a song by the British parody/satire comedy program Spitting Image. ... Spitting Image was a satirical puppet show that ran on the United Kingdoms ITV television network from 1984 to 1996. ...

In 1974, Patrick Zabé released Agadou in French.

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Black Lace (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (248 words)
Some of their many original works, meanwhile, are "Agadoo", "Music Man", Mimic Man, and Superman.
During their career, which now spans almost 30 years, they were immortalised in the spoof TV show "Spitting Image" in the mid-1980s, with "The Chicken Song" a parody of "Agadoo".
They are well known for their catchy, cheerful bubblegum pop style of music, and their music is often played at childrens' parties.
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