New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1934 – 2003)
Earl King (Earl Silas Johnson IV, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 7, 1934 – April 17, 2003) was an American Rhythm & Blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter.
A composer of well known standards such as "Come On" (covered by Jimi Hendrix) and Professor Longhair's "Big Chief", he is an important figure in New Orleans R&B music.
His father, a local piano player, died when King was still a baby, and he was brought up by his mother. With his mother, he started… read more
|1||Play on youtube||Mama & Papa||
|2||Big Chief - Complete Version||
|3||Play on youtube||A Mother's Love||
|4||Play on youtube||Street Parade||
|6||Play on youtube||Trick Bag||
|7||Play on youtube||Come On||
|8||Play on youtube||You Can Fly High||
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