William King (singer)
|Born||January 30, 1949|
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
William King (born January 30, 1949) is an American singer, musician and choreographer. He is a founding member of the Commodores, where he plays trumpet, guitar, synthesizer, flute, and congas/percussion and is the group's choreographer.
King was born in Birmingham, Alabama. After college, he considered playing tennis professionally but decided to continue his career with the Commodores. King was also hired by a digital computer company to write software but gave that up as well to join the band.
King's compositions include "I'm In Love" which he co-composed with Harold Hudson and one other. This was the B side to their single "Janet" which was released in 1985.
- "William King". Commodoreslive.com. Retrieved 2012-07-24.
- Inlander, January 09, 2020 - Music News, The Commodores' William King talks about the early years on the road, basketball with Marvin Gaye and the magic of Motown By Sean Mcalindin
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