Ben E. King



Ben E. King

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1958
Born
September 28, 1938 in Henderson
Died
April 30, 2015
Location
Henderson, North Carolina, United States
Genres
Jazz
Biography
Benjamin Earl King (September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015), known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer. He was perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a US Top 10 hit, both in 1961 and later in 1986 (when it was used as the theme to the film of the same name), a number one hit in the UK in 1987, and no. 25 on the RIAA's list of Songs of the Century—and as one of the principal lead singers of the R&B vocal group the Drifters notably singing the lead vocals of one of their biggest global hit singles (and only U.S. #1 hit) "Save the Last Dance for Me".
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Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Ben E. King November 25, 2016

19 Tracks

The Complete Atco/Atlantic Singles Vol. 1: 1960-1966

The Complete Atco/Atlantic Singles Vol. 1: 1960-1966

Ben E. King April 22, 2016

50 Tracks

The Very Best of Percy Sledge & Ben E. King

The Very Best of Percy Sledge & Ben E. King

Ben E. King July 30, 2015

46 Tracks

Young Boy Blues

Young Boy Blues

Ben E. King December 3, 2013

9 Tracks

The Best of Ben E. King & The Drifters

The Best of Ben E. King & The Drifters

The Drifters November 19, 2013

14 Tracks

Spanish Harlem

Spanish Harlem

Ben E. King June 2, 2011

12 Tracks

Benny and Us

Benny and Us

Average White Band September 8, 2009

7 Tracks

Let Me Live in Your Life

Let Me Live in Your Life

Ben E. King April 14, 2009

10 Tracks

Ben E. King Sings for Soulful Lovers

Ben E. King Sings for Soulful Lovers

Ben E. King April 14, 2009

8 Tracks

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