Ben E. King biography

Ben E. King

Rhythm and blues, Musical Artist

1938 –

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Who is Ben E. King?

Benjamin Earl King, better known as Ben E. King, is an American soul singer. He is perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a US Top 10 hit in both 1961 and later in 1986, a number one hit in the UK in 1987, and #25 on the RIAA's list of Songs of the Century—and as one of the principal lead singers of the R&B vocal group, The Drifters.

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Born
Sep 28, 1938
Henderson
Also known as
  • Ben. E. King
  • B. E. King
  • B.E. King
  • Ben E King
  • Ben E.King
  • Ben E, King
  • King, Ben E.
  • Benjamin Nelson
  • Benjamin Earl Nelson
  • Ben King
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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