Earl King

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Also performs as: Pearl King


This article is about the musical artist. For the Earl King convicted of murdering a ship's officer, see Earl King, Ernest Ramsay, and Frank Conner

Earl King (February 7, 1934 – April 17, 2003) was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, most active in blues music. A composer of well known standards such as "Come On" (covered by Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan) and Professor Longhair's "Big Chief", he is an important figure in New Orleans R&B music.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1972 Street Parade 1
King of New Orleans 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2003 Come On: 1
Earl's Pearls 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1954 A Mother's Love / I'm Your Best Bet Baby 1
1955 Those Lonely, Lonely Nights / Baby, You Can Get Your Gun 1
1960 Come On 1
1961 Trick Bag / Always a First Time 1

Unspecified type

Year Title RatingReleases
1990 Sexual Telepathy 1
Hard River to Cross 1
New Orleans Blues 1
New Orleans Street Talkin' 1

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