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Ben E. King

Ben E. King

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Ben E. King Why Ben Stopped Drifting

Interview by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, March 1972

KEEPING abreast of the times, says Ben E. King, is one of the most important and difficult jobs for a singer. He's been singing and ...

Sister Sledge; Jimmy Castor; Ben E. King; The Spinners: Return of the Soul Package

Report and Interview by Bob Fisher, Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, April 1975

From the great lost soul label of Atlantic it came, writhing with synchronized funk, its many black heads chanting and wailing. Nothing like it had ...

Ben E. King, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, The Spinners, Sister Sledge: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Robin Katz, Sounds, April 1975

SOUL IS ALIVE... ALIVE ...ALIVE... ALIVE ...

Ben E. King: That Voice

Profile and Interview by Gene Sculatti, Phonograph Record, May 1975

EXTRAORDINARY OR just plain down to earth great, there's something about the name Ben E. King and his powerful voice that conjures up one hell ...

Ben E. King: Supernatural

Review by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, May 1975

'SUPERNATURAL Thing Pt. 1' marks the first occasion on which Ben E. King has hit the American Top twenty since 'Don't Play That Song' in ...

Ben E. King - The Ben E. King Story

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, August 1975

ATLANTIC, YOU'RE NOT fooling anyone. ...

Ben E. King: Camden Lock

Live Review by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, October 1976

MY LAST VISIT to the quaint, cobbled pavements of Camden Lock was to see Eddie Floyd knocking on wood in standard mid-60s soul routine. Ben ...

Ben E. King/Average White Band: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, July 1977

THIS ISN'T an original thought but it bears repeating: Ben E. King is an excellent singer, and highly individual with it – unmistakeable in a ...

Ben E. King: Here Comes The Night

Review by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, October 1984

WHEN, IN 1967, Ben E King asks What Is Soul?, the answer is properly Ben E King himself, although not on What Is Soul?! And ...

Ben E. King: Supernatural and Benny And Us

Sleevenotes by Gene Sculatti, Collector's Choice Records, 2009

BY NOW IT'S A TRUISM that F. Scott Fitzgerald got it wrong when he said, "There are no second acts in American lives." Sure, lots ...

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