Kung Fu 1972 - 1975 Opening and Closing Theme

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Loads more TV Themes at: http://teeveesgreatest.webs.com/ Kung Fu is an American Western/drama/action series starring David Carradine. The series aired on ABC from October 1972, to April 1975 for a total of 63 episodes. Kung Fu was preceded by a full-length feature television pilot, an ABC Movie of the Week, which was broadcast in 1972. Kung Fu was created by Ed Spielman, directed and produced by Jerry Thorpe, and developed by Herman Miller, who was also a writer for, and co-producer of, the series. The series follows the adventures of a Shaolin monk, Kwai Chang Caine (虔官昌 Qián Guānchāng) (portrayed by David Carradine as an adult, Keith Carradine as a teenager and Radames Pera as a young boy) who travels through the American Old West armed only with his spiritual training and his skill in martial arts, as he seeks his half-brother, Danny Caine.

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jgstargazer : Me and my college dorm buddies would all gather around the TV to watch Kung Fu, it was our favorite show back in '72-'73.

Val L. : I cry when hear this music with the presentation, very good times. You could be really great lessons of life. I learned to love the Kung Fu & ancient chinese culture as Taoism with this brillant series that I discovered was a Bruce Lee's idea. Greetings from Brasil.

Steve Kapschock : Master Po and Master Kan taught me everything I know!

Philip Canete : Steve vai for the love of god

MOSTOFA IBRAHIM : it was my favorite tv serial in 1975

Harcix : Music by Steve Vai

MMAFighter38 : That sunset is mesmerizing

Hash Money : 2:22 when i tried that in my kitchen i fkn burned myself.

Cristian Hidalgo : lindos recuerdos con esta música

esisolina1 : Grasshopper ! 😊

jason bardell : great programme , I used to love when it was one , you are still grasshopper

delukard07 : i like bruce lee a lot, but, having said that. i think it feels more exotic that a Caucasian actor plays a kung fu master. the problem Lee had is that at that time, Chinese action movies were to cheesy! Not to mention that a lot of people think bruce lee did hundreds of movies, when he only did 5 at the most.

Hunter Macao : Having walked thru the Desert [ In The U.S. & In Africa & The Middle East] It brings tranquility to the Soul!

Dragonheart : the main character was supposed to be played by bruce lee,hell this whole thing was his idea,but he got screwed over due to racism

insanelook : Kung fu and planet of the apes, my favorite 70's tv shows. Great memories.

Maverick : Great TV Show !!! I love the Music !!!

Aurélien Idez : Still amazing. Reason of practicing during teenage time. 😀

frenchgemini : Kung Fu was so great! I watched it often.

Billy Bronco : This was a great show. The theme tune. The stories. The action sequences. The flashbacks.

ropongi100 : Master Po was the real Yoda. I often wondered who would win a real fight between Master Po and Mr. Miagi

Ashley Quintanar : Bruce Lee was passed over for this guy?

Dave The Mace : Best Series Of All TIMES...

J. Mark Lane : I've been trying to figure out what the theme tune reminds me of - I think I finally hit it, it's reminiscent of Miles Davis' "Sketches of Spain." Anyone else think so?

Randy Cable : I own all three seasons. Bought them at amazon.com reasonably priced ! My favorite series of the 20th Century.

Hunter Macao : The Desert walking scene was filmed in Yuma,AZ.

Matrix Teknologies Inc : this concept of western and kung fu i found it it weird , since as a kid i hated western movies, some had good themes like bonanza; and kung on it own is great this just became a white vs asian person to me. never notice white kid became asian adult,lol

Kenneth Besselman : I have dishonored myself

TheMostHighReignsForever : nostalgia Bruce Lee got turned down for this role but it was for the better

SomeHardCandy : For the for the love of God Steve Vai must really be a fan but who can't be David Carradine is awesome

brutalistix : this brings nice memories

sportshistorybuff : "But father! You never mentioned anything about a desert between here and America!:" "I must have forgotten, Grasshopper."

Charles Lassiter : LOL Here's another great show I was hooked on in my good old high-school days.

42much1 : I was a little boy back then, and loved to watch it. Kung fu was one of the favorites tv series here in Brazil.

Lord Bison : Keye Luke did the voice over for Mr. Hahn in Enter The Dragon.

Logo Film : Kung Fu is one of my favorite shows of all time, along with The Steve Wilkos Show, The Late Show With Letterman (1993-2015), Mannix (1967-75), The Immortal (1970-71), Herman's Head (1991-94), The Young Lawyers (1970-71), Sword Of Justice (1978-79), The F.B.I (1965-74), Knight Rider (1982-86), Teen Angel (1997-98) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993-01), I love this TV series, I really miss David Carradine, sad that he died in 2009.

Gordon Baney : Is this a Camera Lens right at the end of the closing credits reflecting off the Sun?

frenchgemini : "Don't judge someone until you've walked a mile in their moccasins."

vasily202 : So many memories...

roger edwards : the kid is brandon lee, bruce lee's son...the crow

tracy mcelhenie : in the End he looks like he could like a Sluppee..

Lee McDaid - Guitar : After all these years I've only just realised that Keith Carradine plays Davids younger self in the intro!....

Frank Catanzaro : my 3 rowdy brothers and myself, always roughing and always fighting as brothers do, would immediately and suddenly become completely quiet as soon as the first notes of this 'song' would come on, signifying that we were lucky enough to watch yet another amazing and awesome episode of "Kung Fu", which was just about to come on in a few minutes! hahhahaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, loved this song, still do, and always will :)

Kurt White : 2:28

Kenneth Besselman : Is that the way you show your love?

thecrowrains : Just imagine for one second BRUCE LEE as the lead in this series! In so doing one realizes the immensely superior product we could have enjoyed in the 70s. This was Bruce Lee's original concept, but the bigoted film industry back then refused to cast Lee in the lead as character Kwai Chang Caine. The Bruce Lee Estate has the proof of the concept that Bruce brought to Warner Bros and Paramount film studios, originally penned as 'The Warrior'.  Bruce Lee factually speaking was 1,000% superior to David Carradine's abilities and grasp of the totalities of martial arts.

Javier Castillo : Este se estrangulo la poronga...peeomña serie y elnpersonaje quedaran para siempre en la memoria...

William Peddle : How do you spell suscinked

monsword : How old was Steve Vai then?

Kevin Clepps : How was Bruce Lee connected to this show?