Karen Young


Karen Young (March 23, 1951 - January 26, 1991) was a disco singer from Philadelphia, PA who became famous during the late 1970s. She is best known for the 1978 Top 40 R&B hit, "Hot Shot," which was featured in the soundtracks to "Reversal Of Fortune" (1990) and "The Times Of Bill Cunningham" (2020).

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Hot Shot (1978)

Pop charts debut year: 1978

Years active: 1970-1991

Genres: Disco

Labels: West End, Altra Moda Music


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