Earl King
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Earl King Album Covers


"Come On"、"Trick Bag"などの名曲を生みだし、ニューオーリンズR&Bに大きな足跡を残したアール・キング。多くの人に彼の魅力を伝えたいと思い、ディスク・ガイドを作りました。

Earl King was one of the most influential artists of New Orleans leaving great deal of legacy behind. I have created this page in hopes to let the wider audience know about this talent.
Please understand the reviews contained here in are in Japanese only. See the bottom of the page for contacting the webmaster.


TITLE LABEL/NO. RELEASED
1950's Savoy/Specialty/Ace/Vin/Rex
THE CHRONOLOGICAL EARL KING 1953-1955 FR: Classics 5174 2006
V.A./WAY DOWN YONDER IN N.O. JP: Arista/Phonogram 22RS-28 1982
V.A./STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY US: Savoy Jazz 2004
THOSE LONELY, LONELY NIGHTS JP: P-Vine PCD-2478 1993
THOSE LONELY, LONELY NIGHTS JP: Vivid Sound VS-1012 1979
THOSE LONELY, LONELY NIGHTS -The Ace Recordings- JP: P-Vine PCD-93018 2007
EARL'S PEARLS -THE VERY BEST OF EARL KING (1955-1960) UK: Westside WESM 520 1997
V.A./SHUCKIN' STUFF: RARE BLUES FROM ACE RECORDS(MS) UK: Westside WESD 240 2002
V.A./THE FIRST TAKE IS THE DEEPEST UK: Westside WESA 811 1998
1960's Imperial/Motown/Amy, etc.
V.A./CRESCENT CITY BOUNCE JP: Toshiba EMI TOCP-8428 1994
COME ON: THE COMPLETE IMPERIAL RECORDINGS US: Okra-Tone OKR-CD-4970 2003
V.A./MOTOWN'S BLUE EVOLUTION US: Motown 31453-0613-2 1996
V.A./GET LOW DOWN! -The Soul of New Orleans '65-'67- US: Sundazed SC 11094 2001
V.A./SIXTY SMOKIN' SOUL SENDERS US: Funky Delicacies 0038 2002
V.A./CHESS NEW ORLEANS US: MCA Chess CHD2-9355 1995
V.A./THE BEST OF DREW-BLAN US: Night Train NTI CD2007 2001
1970's Kansu/Sonet. etc.
The Meters Session, 1972
STREET PARADE US: Fuel 2000 302 061 298 2 2003
STREET PARADE JP: P-Vine PLP-327 1987
STREET PARADE Australian: AIM 1207 2005
NEW ORLEANS BLUES US: Tomato TMT-2119 2005
NEW ORLEANS SOUL VARIETY JP: Victor VIP-4086 1980
THAT GOOD OLD NEW NEW ORLEANS ROCK 'N ROLL UK: Sonet SNTF719 1977
V.A./NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL 1976 US: Rhino R2 71111 1976
1980's-90's Black Top
GLAZED (with The Roomful of Blues) US: Black Top BT-1035 1986
SEXUAL TELEPATHY US: Black Top BT-1052 1990
HARD RIVERS TO CROSS US: Black Top BT-1090 1993
V.A./BLACK TOP BLUES-A-RAMA: A Budget Sampler US: Black Top BT 002 1990
V.A./BLACK TOP BLUES-A-RAMA VOL. 2 US: Black Top BT-1045 1988
V.A./BLACK TOP BLUES-A-RAMA VOL. 5 US: Black Top BT 1058 1991
V.A./BLUES, MISTLETOE, & SANTA'S LITTLE HELPER US: Black Top BT-1122 1995
KING OF NEW ORLEANS US: Varese Sarabande 061113 2001
GUEST APPEARANCES, ETC.
THE METERS: TRICK BAG US: Sundazed SC 6170 1976
NAPPY BROWN: SOMETHING GONNA JUMP OUT THE BUSHES US: Black Top BT-1039 1988
JAMES "THUNDERBIRD" DAVIS: CHECK OUT TIME US: Black Top BT-1043 1989
SINGLES and His Compositions...



JP: Japanese US: USA UK: British
NL: Dutch SW: Swedish FR: French
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First uploaded on July 4, 2003
Last updated on October 28, 2012

Compiled and written by Masahiro Sumori

Special thanks to the following folks for providing information:
SKUNK C (BLUE SKUNK'S LAIR)
Akira Bunya
KO-1 (KO-1's Crossroads) *closed

REFERENCES:
Offbeat Magazine, June 2003
allmusic
"I Hear You Knockin'" by Jeff Hannusch,
(Swallow Publications)
Blues & Soul Records No.52

COOL EARL KING LINK:
Earl King Tribute by Go-Ahead *closed
Earl King Story by Larry Benicewicz
Earl King Bio (Blues After Dark)