Dr. Ring-Ding

Dr. Ring-Ding

Dr. Ring-Ding, real-life name Richard Alexander Jung, (born June 2, 1970 in Münster) is a German reggae, ska and dancehall artist.

First, he performed by the name Prof. Richie Senior as the trombonist in the band El Bosso & die Ping-Pongs. At Christmas 1992, he founded the band Dr. Ring-Ding & the Senior Allstars which dissolved in October 2002. Dr. Ring-Ding was considered to have an excellent mastery of the Jamaica singing style, toasting.

Dr. Ring-Ding is known for major ska and reggae collaborations with well-known artists, including Lord Tanamo, Doreen Schaffer, Vic Ruggiero, and others. He is prominently featured on the album Live in London by the popular New York third wave ska band The Toasters.
Dr. Ring-Ding also earned acclaim with a cover of Johnny Cash's song "Ring of Fire," played with the crossover band H-Blockx which reached # 13 in the German charts.

Today he is a presenter for WDR 5 and plays as a soloist for various bands including Kingston Kitchen. He also performs with El Bosso Und Die Ping Pongs at various shows in Germany.

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External links

  • http://www.ringding.de/

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