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Doug Bowen, right, belts out lyrics from the song "Super Freak" as
Danielle Perrin, left, and Allison Maher dance alongside. Bowen, a
staple of Lawrence's ever-changing karaoke scene, sang recently at
Molly McGee's.

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Kings of karaoke

In smoky bars packed with strangers, everyday Joes search for all the right notes during three minutes of fame

Doug Bowen's 15 minutes of fame keep on ticking. Since winning a karaoke contest after singing "Super Freak," the 75-year-old retired construction worker has been a regular on the karaoke circuit in and around Lawrence. A couple of weeks ago, he made the rounds, singing at Dick Clark's American Bandstand in Overland Park and Lawrence's Molly McGee's and Set 'Em Up Jacks.


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