Evelyn King

Evelyn King

Real Name:
Evelyn "Champagne" King
Profile:
Disco - soul - funk singer

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".
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Evelyn King Discography

Albums

APL1-2466 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Smooth Talk (Album) RCA Victor APL1-2466 US 1977 Sell This Version
APL1 3356 Evelyn "Champagne" King*The BrothersVicki Sue RobinsonThe New York Community Choir, Revelation (2) Evelyn "Champagne" King*The BrothersVicki Sue RobinsonThe New York Community Choir, Revelation (2) - Disco Spectacular (Inspired By The Film "Hair") (Album) RCA Victor APL1 3356 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
PL-13033 Evelyn 'Champagne' King* Music Box (Album) RCA Victor PL-13033 UK 1979 Sell This Version
AFL1-3543 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Call On Me (Album) RCA Victor AFL1-3543 US 1980 Sell This Version
AFL1-3962 Evelyn King I'm In Love (Album) RCA Victor AFL1-3962 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
AFL1-4337 Evelyn King Get Loose (Album) RCA Victor AFL1-4337 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
RCLP 20290 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Face To Face (Album) RCA Victor RCLP 20290 Greece 1983 Sell This Version
PD85308 Evelyn "Champagne" King* So Romantic (Album) RCA Victor PD85308 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
AFL1-7015 Evelyn "Champagne" King* A Long Time Coming (Album, Comp) RCA Victor AFL1-7015 US 1985 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46968 2 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Flirt (Album) EMI-Manhattan Records CDP 7 46968 2 US 1988 Sell This Version
MTL 1050 Evelyn "Champagne" King* The Girl Next Door (Album) EMI America MTL 1050 UK 1989 Sell This Version
XELP 1 Evelyn 'Champagne' King* I'll Keep A Light On (Album) Expansion XELP 1 UK 1995 Sell This Version
026 311 005 2 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Open Book(CD, Album) Big Day Records (2), Jaggo Records 026 311 005 2 US 2008 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PC 1122 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Shame / Dancin', Dancin', Dancin' (Single) RCA PC 1122 UK 1977 Sell This Version
PD-11213 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Shame / Nobody Knows (Single, Maxi) RCA Victor PD-11213 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
PB-11025 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Dancin' Dancin' Dancin' / Til I Come Off The Road (Single) RCA Victor PB-11025 US 1977 Sell This Version
PD-11415 Evelyn "Champagne" King* I Don't Know If It's Right (Single, Maxi) RCA Victor PD-11415 US 1977 Sell This Version
JPB 6263 The Who / Evelyn "Champagne" King* The Who / Evelyn "Champagne" King* - Who Are You / Shame(7", Jukebox) RCA JPB 6263 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
PB-11680 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Out There / Make Up Your Mind RCA PB-11680 US 1979 Sell This Version
PB-11586 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Music Box (Single, Maxi) RCA Victor PB-11586 US 1979 Sell This Version
PB 9413 Evelyn King, The Brothers, Vicki Sue Robinson, The New York Community Choir, Revelation (2) Evelyn King, The Brothers, Vicki Sue Robinson, The New York Community Choir, Revelation (2) - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In / Good Morning Starshine (Single) RCA Victor PB 9413 1979 Sell This Version
JH-12156 Evelyn King I Need Your Love RCA JH-12156 US 1980 Sell This Version
PB-12075 Evelyn "Champagne" King* Let's Get Funky Tonight (Single) RCA Victor PB-12075 US 1980 Sell This Version
JH-12322 Evelyn King Don't Hide Our Love (Single) RCA JH-12322 US 1981 Sell This Version
PD-12244 Evelyn King I'm In Love / Shame RCA PD-12244 US 1981 Sell This Version