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Ben E. King

  • Sep 28, 1938 - Apr 30, 2015 (age 76)
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2016
SongSep 30, 2016

Dance With Me
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2015
Ben E. King
PersonalApril 2015

Ben E. King

Ben E. King passed away.
2013
Hits of the Drifters & Ben E. King
AlbumNov 20, 2013

Hits of the Drifters & Ben E. King

Hits of the Drifters & Ben E. King released.
Three Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles
AlbumFeb 19, 2013

Three Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles

Three Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles released.
2010
Original Album Series
AlbumJul 30, 2010

Original Album Series

Original Album Series released.
2007
Love Is Gonna Get You
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AlbumOct 30, 2007

Love Is Gonna Get You

Love Is Gonna Get You is …
Love Is Gonna Get You is the 2007 release from Ben E. King. This album is identical to the album Soul Masters, but has a different track order.
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2006
Platinum Collection: Stand by Me/Dance with Me
AlbumDec 11, 2006

Platinum Collection: Stand by Me/Dance …

Platinum Collection: Stand by Me/Dance with Me released.
SongApr 7, 2006

Goodnight My Love
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Together: Ben E. King / Percy Sledge
AlbumApr 7, 2006

Together: Ben E. King / Percy Sledge

Together: Ben E. King / Percy Sledge released.
I've Been Around
AlbumJan 31, 2006

I've Been Around

I've Been Around is the 2006 release from Ben E. King. …
I've Been Around is the 2006 release from Ben E. King. This album was released 45 years after his initial solo release Spanish Harlem.
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2005
Platinum Collection
AlbumOct 11, 2005

Platinum Collection

Platinum Collection released.
Soul Remix
AlbumSep 13, 2005

Soul Remix

Soul Remix released.
The  Ultimate Collection
AlbumMay 10, 2005

The Ultimate Collection

The Ultimate Collection released.
2003
SongMar 31, 2003

Tribute to the Drifters: There Goes My Baby/Dance with Me/Save the ...
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2002
Stand By Me [Delta]
AlbumFeb 26, 2002

Stand By Me [Delta]

Stand By Me [Delta] released.
2001
Eleven Best
AlbumJan 9, 2001

Eleven Best

Eleven Best is a Ben E. King compilation album. This set …
Eleven Best is a Ben E. King compilation album. This set was released by Cleopatra Records, which has not released any of King's albums to date. This collection includes a special Drifters Medley, which combines several songs from King's days with the Drifters. Stand By Me, a staple on any King compilation, is also included. Many other classics have also been added to the track list such as Spanish Harlem and two versions of Don't Play That Song, one an extended version.
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Award2001

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
2000
Back To Back
AlbumMar 21, 2000

Back To Back

Back To Back released.
1999
Here Comes the Night
AlbumDec 25, 1999

Here Comes the Night

Here Comes the Night released.
Shades of Blue
AlbumAug 10, 1999

Shades of Blue

Shades of Blue was released in 1999 and is the 18th album …
Shades of Blue was released in 1999 and is the 18th album released by Ben E. King.
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Very Best of Ben E. King & The Drifters [Global TV]
AlbumMay 22, 1999

Very Best of Ben E. King & The Drifters […

Very Best of Ben E. King & The Drifters [Global TV] released.
1998
Soul to Soul [Boxsets]
AlbumAug 25, 1998

Soul to Soul [Boxsets]

Soul to Soul [Boxsets] released.
Spanish Harlem/Don't Play That Song
AlbumJul 21, 1998

Spanish Harlem/Don't Play That Song

Spanish Harlem/Don't Play That Song released.
The Very Best of Ben E. King
AlbumFeb 3, 1998

The Very Best of Ben E. King

The Very Best Of Ben E. …
The Very Best Of Ben E. King is a Ben E. King compilation album covering his entire recording history dating to 1975. Longtime classics such as Spanish Harlem and Don't Play That Song as well as King's most influential hit Stand By Me are all on this album, among 13 additional hits.
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1997
Award1997

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
1996
Anthology Five: What Is Soul
AlbumNov 22, 1996

Anthology Five: What Is Soul

Anthology Five: What Is Soul released.
Anthology Two: Songs for Soulful Lovers
AlbumNov 9, 1996

Anthology Two: Songs for Soulful Lovers

Anthology Two: Songs for Soulful Lovers released.
The  Definitive Ben E. King Anthology, Vol. 7: Benny & Us
AlbumSep 30, 1996

The Definitive Ben E. King Anthology, Vo…

The Definitive Ben E. King Anthology, Vol. 7: Benny & …
The Definitive Ben E. King Anthology, Vol. 7: Benny & Us released.
1993
Ben E. King Anthology
AlbumMay 20, 1993

Ben E. King Anthology

Ben E. King Anthology released.
Anthology
AlbumApr 20, 1993

Anthology

Anthology was released in 1993 and remains the biggest …
Anthology was released in 1993 and remains the biggest single Ben E. King album to date. This two-disc collection spans 50 songs covering his entire career to this point. 16 songs on the album are not necessarily hits but are nonetheless included to provide insight on King's history.
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Best of Ben E King
AlbumJan 12, 1993

Best of Ben E King

Best of Ben E King released.
1992
SongJan 1, 1992

I (Who Have Nothing)
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1987
Ultimate Collection
AlbumJul 7, 1987

Ultimate Collection

Ultimate Collection released.
Nomination1987

Best Video from a Film

Nominated for "Stand By Me".
MTV Video Music Award
1985
SongJan 1, 1985

Don't Play That Song (You Lied)
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1977
Benny and Us
AlbumJan 1, 1977

Benny and Us

Benny and Us released.
1975
Nomination1975

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Supernatural Thing".
Grammy Award
1972
The Beginning of It All
AlbumJan 3, 1972

The Beginning of It All

The Beginning of It All is the …
The Beginning of It All is the eighth album by Ben E. King. King transferred to Mandala in 1972, and released his seventh studio album in 1972. This was the final album to be released on a subsidiary label in the early years. After this release, King would transfer directly to Atlantic Records for a number of new releases.
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1970
Rough Edges
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AlbumJul 7, 1970

Rough Edges

Rough Edges is the seventh album and sixth studio album by …
Rough Edges is the seventh album and sixth studio album by Ben E. King. After not making any new albums for a few years, King released this album with Maxwell, a subsidiary of Atlantic Records. The classic single "Come Together" appears on this album, which was also released in 1970. This would be the only full-length LP released on Maxwell, with King transferring to Mandala in 1972.
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1967
What Is Soul
AlbumMar 8, 1967

What Is Soul

What is Soul is the seventh album and sixth studio album by …
What is Soul is the seventh album and sixth studio album by Ben E. King, and his fifth and last studio album on the Atco label. It was made up of mostly unsuccessful singles. The album was not issued in the US.
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1965
SongJan 1, 1965

Seven Letters
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Seven Letters
AlbumJan 1, 1965

Seven Letters

Seven Letters is the sixth album and fifth studio album by Ben …
Seven Letters is the sixth album and fifth studio album by Ben E. King, and the fourth studio album on the Atco label. "In The Middle of the Night" makes its debut on this album, released in 1965 by Atco Records, and is still a classic today. The album was engineered by Tom Dowd and supervised by Ahmet Ertegün, Bert Berns and Jerry Wexler.
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1964
Young Boy Blues
AlbumJan 1, 1964

Young Boy Blues

Young Boy Blues is the fourth studio album by Ben E. King, …
Young Boy Blues is the fourth studio album by Ben E. King, and the first of his albums released by Clarion Records, a subsidiary budget label of Atlantic Records. It was released in 1964.
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SongJan 1, 1964

Young Boy Blues
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1962
Ben E. King Sings for Soulful Lovers
AlbumFeb 13, 1962

Ben E. King Sings for Soulful Lovers

Ben E. King Sings for Soulful …
Ben E. King Sings for Soulful Lovers is the second studio album by Ben E. King. The album was released by Atlantic Records in 1962.
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Don't Play That Song!
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Don't Play That Song!

Don't Play That Song! is the …
Don't Play That Song! is the third studio album by Ben E. King. The album was released by Atlantic Records as an LP in 1962 and was home to five notable singles: "Stand by Me", "Ecstasy", "First Taste of Love", "Here Comes the Night", and the title track, "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)".
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1961
Spanish Harlem
AlbumJan 1, 1961

Spanish Harlem

Spanish Harlem is the debut album by Ben E. King. The album …
Spanish Harlem is the debut album by Ben E. King. The album was released by Atlantic Records as an LP in 1961. The title track and "Amor" were released as singles. The latter was released as "Amor Amor" on London. Stan Applebaum was the arranger.
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1938
Ben E. King
BirthSeptember 1938

Ben E. King

Ben E. King was born.
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