Born on 29.06.1960 in Bronx, New York
Raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Her father was a member of The Harptones and The Orioles.
Discovered by Theodore Life.
Started as a cleaning woman in Sigma Sound Studios
Her biggest hit "Shame" is considered ultimate disco classic, entered the Disco Hall Of Fame in 2004 and has been covered by Zhané and Kim Wilde
Other classic hits are "Love Come Down", "Betcha She Don't Love You", "Don't Hide Our Love", "Flirt".
In 1982 she dueted with Michael Wycoff on "Can We Be Friends".
Along with The Brothers, [Invalid Artist], Revelation (2) and New York Community Choir they discofied the "Hair Musical", led by Warren Schatz.
Has recorded twelve albums since 1977, variously produced by the likes of Warren Schatz, René & Angela, Kashif, Leon Sylvers, André Cymone, Theodore Life, Morrie Brown etc.
Her comeback album "Open Book" in 2008 spawned the hit "The Dance".
Evelyn King Discography
- 34 Vocals
- 6 Instruments & Performance
- 19 Writing & Arrangement
- 11 Featuring & Presenting
- 4 Production