‘Racial Abuse’: Musician arrested for playing ‘Kung Fu Fighting’

Vince Coglianese Contributor
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A musician was arrested after a performance of the 1970s song Kung Fu Fighting at an Isle of Wight bar sparked an alleged racism row with a passer-by.

Simon Ledger, 34, of Shanklin, said he was playing the Carl Douglas hit at the Driftwood bar, Sandown, on Sunday when the man of Chinese origin took offence.

Police said the passer-by claimed he was then “subjected to racial abuse”.

Full Story: BBC News – Isle of Wight musician’s ‘racist’ arrest over song

Vince Coglianese