Evelyn "Champagne" King
July 1, 1960
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Evelyn "Champagne" King (born July 1, 1960) is an American singer. She went on to become one of the most popular R&B and disco singers of the late seventies and early eighties. Some of her best known songs include Shame", and the groundbreaking use of synthesizers on the songs: "I'm in Love" and "Love Come Down." Credit for the use of synthesizers must go to producer-singer-songwriter Kashif and his production team. Born in the Bronx and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, King was discovered while working as an office cleaner at "Philadelphia International Records.