Earl King (* 7. Februar 1934 in New Orleans; † 17. April 2003 ebenda; eigentlicher Name Earl Silas Johnson IV) war ein amerikanischer Blues- und Rhythm-and-Blues-Sänger, Gitarrist sowie Songwriter. Aufgrund der Beteiligung an den Aufnahmen vieler Künstler und seiner vielen Kontakte gehörte er zum einflussreichen Kern der New Orleanser Rhythm-and-Blues-Szene.
Earl Silas Johnson IV (February 7, 1934 – April 17, 2003), known as Earl King, was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, most active in blues music. A composer of blues standards such as " Come On " (covered by Jimi Hendrix , Freddie King , Stevie Ray Vaughan ) and " Big Chief " (recorded by Professor Longhair ), he was an important figure in New Orleans R&B .
23. Dez. 2022 · April 3, 1951 – December 23, 2022 IN THE CARE OF M. J. Edwards Stage Road Chapel Earl King, Sr., age 71, of Memphis, Tennessee passed away on Friday, December 23, 2022. A visitation for Earl will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at M.J. Edwards F.H. Stage Road Chapel, 4445 Stage Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38128.
- Memphis, TN
- (901) 327-9360
Earl King, the New Orleans rhythm-and-blues guitarist and singer who wrote songs that became Mardi Gras standards, died on Thursday in New Orleans, his lawyer said. He was 69. The cause was...
28. März 2022 · EARL KING OBITUARY Earl D. King, age 91, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at his residence. Memorial Services will be held 12:30 PM on Friday, April 1, 2022 at Ritchay...
- Nekoosa, 54495-0847, WI
- February 3, 1931
- March 23, 2022
23. Jan. 2023 · Linwood Earl King Obituary. We are sad to announce that on January 19, 2023 we had to say goodbye to Linwood Earl King of Eagle Rock, Virginia. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family. He was predeceased by : his parents, Howard C. King and Emma Clyde Austin King. He is survived by : his wife Shelvagene Lowery King; his children, Linwood F. King (Brandi) of Salem, Pamela K. Stinnett (Greg) of Buchanan and Marcella K. Campbell (Andy) of ...