King, Earl

King, Earl
▪ 2004
Earl Silas Johnson IV 
      American rhythm-and-blues musician and songwriter (b. Feb. 7, 1934, New Orleans, La.—d. April 17, 2003, New Orleans), played an incandescent guitar and wrote a number of songs that became standards of the genre. His strongest influence and mentor was Guitar Slim, and this influence was apparent in his early recordings, in particular the 1954 song “A Mother's Love.” In 1955 King had a national hit with “Those Lonely, Lonely Nights.” Among the best-known and most-covered of his subsequent songs were “Trick Bag,” “Big Chief,” and “Come On (Let the Good Times Roll).” His albums included Glazed (1988), Sexual Telepathy (1990), and Hard River to Cross (1993).

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Earl King — 1997 auf dem Jazz Heritage Festival in New Orleans Earl King (* 7. Februar 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana; † 17. April 2003 ebenda; eigentlicher Name Earl Silas Johnson IV) war ein US amerikanischer Blues und Rhythm and Blues Sänger, Gitarrist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • King unit — (king) [Earl Judson King, Canadian biochemist, 1901–1962] see under unit …   Medical dictionary

  • Earl King — Infobox musical artist Name = Earl King Img capt = Earl King on stage at the New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival, 1997 Img size = Background = solo singer Birth name = Earl Silas Johnson IV Alias = Born = birth date|1934|2|7|mf=y Died = death date …   Wikipedia

  • Earl — was the Anglo Saxon form and jarl the Scandinavian form of a title meaning chieftain and referring especially to chieftains set to rule a territory in a king s stead. In Scandinavia, it became obsolete in the Middle Ages and was replaced with… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Kingston — is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1768 for Sir Edward King, 5th Baronet, of Boyle Abbey. He had already been created Baron Kingston, of Rockingham in the County of Roscommon in 1764 and Viscount Kingston in 1766, also in the …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Lovelace — is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1838 for William King Noel, 8th Baron King. The King family descends from Jerome King, a grocer, of Exeter, and his wife Anne, daughter of Peter Locke, nephew of the philosopher… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Derby — is a title in the Peerage of England. The title was first adopted by Robert de Ferrers, 1st Earl of Derby under a creation of 1139. It continued with the Ferrers family until the 6th Earl forfeited his property toward the end of the reign of… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Rosse — is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of Ireland, both times for members of the Parsons family. It is not to be confused with the Scottish title of Earl of Ross. The Parsons family were originally an English family of which five… …   Wikipedia

  • King John's Palace — viewed from the south east King John s Palace, King s Clipstone is the remains of a once magnificent medieval royal palace in north west Nottinghamshire. The name King John s Palace has been used since the 18th century, prior to that the site was …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Huntingdon — is a title which has been created several times in the Peerage of England. The title is chiefly associated with the Hastings family. Sir William Hastings (c. 1430 1483) served as Lord Chamberlain and as Ambassador to France. On 26 July 1461 he… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”