Karel Černoch (* 12th Oct 1943, Prague – 27th Dec 2007, Prague, then Czechoslovakia) was a famous and influential Czech rock singer. He started his career as a member of several 1960s' Czechoslovak Big Beat bands. Big Beat is a name given to an underground rock movement in Czechoslovakia in the 1960s. His most famous band from the time was Juventus. Since the late 60s he had pursued a solo career which embraced more genres, such as rock, country or folk music.