Bobby King

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Bobby King (born July 28, 1944 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States) is an American gospel-style, R&B and soul singer. He formed a singing duo with Terry Evans in the early 1970s.[1] Since 1973, King has sung on most Ry Cooder albums.[2] He was also the lead backing vocalist in Bruce Springsteen's Human Touch tour band of 1992-93.[3] The duo also undertook recording sessions with Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Harrison Kerle and Boz Scaggs.[2]

He has also released two solo albums, Bobby King (1981) and Love in the Fire (1984),[4] and two albums with Terry Evans, Live and Let Live! (1988)[1] and Rhythm, Blues, Soul & Grooves (1990).[2] Lou Reed selected Live and Let Live! as one of his 'picks of 1989'.[5]


  1. ^ a b White, Adam (October 6, 1988). "Let Live: Bobby King : Review : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c Jason Ankeny. "Bobby King". Allmusic. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
  3. ^ Kirkpatrick, Rob (December 30, 2006). The words and music of Bruce Springsteen. Praeger Publishers. p. 123. ISBN 0-275-98938-0.
  4. ^ Love in the Fire (Media notes). Bobby King. Motown. 1984.
  5. ^ Rolling Stone, March 8, 1990

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