Evelyn King

Evelyn King

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

Born on 29 June 1960 in Bronx, New York. Raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sister of Johnny King (2). 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, Vicki Sue Robinson, Revelation (2) and New York Community Choir they discofied the "Hair Musical", led by Warren Schatz. She 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

Evelyn "Champagne" King* Smooth Talk (Album) RCA Victor US 1977 Sell This Version
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, MiniAlbum) RCA Victor Australia 1979 Sell This Version
Evelyn 'Champagne' King* Music Box (Album) RCA Victor UK 1979 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* Call On Me (Album) RCA Victor US 1980 Sell This Version
Evelyn King I'm In Love (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1981 Sell This Version
Evelyn King Get Loose (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1982 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* Face To Face (Album) RCA Victor Greece 1983 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* So Romantic (Album) RCA Victor Japan 1984 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* A Long Time Coming (Album, Comp) RCA Victor US 1985 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* Flirt (Album) EMI-Manhattan Records US 1988 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* The Girl Next Door (Album) EMI USA, EMI USA UK 1989 Sell This Version
Evelyn 'Champagne' King* I'll Keep A Light On (Album) Expansion 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

Evelyn "Champagne" King* Shame (Single, EP, Maxi) RCA Victor Australia 1977 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* Dancin' Dancin' Dancin' / Til I Come Off The Road (Single) RCA Victor US 1977 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* I Don't Know If It's Right (Single, Maxi) RCA Victor 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
Evelyn "Champagne" King* Out There / Make Up Your Mind RCA US 1979 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* Music Box (Single, Maxi) RCA Victor US 1979 Sell This Version
Evelyn KingThe BrothersVicki Sue RobinsonThe New York Community ChoirRevelation (2) Evelyn KingThe BrothersVicki Sue RobinsonThe New York Community ChoirRevelation (2) - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In / Good Morning Starshine (Single) RCA Victor Chile 1979 Sell This Version
Evelyn King I Need Your Love RCA US 1980 Sell This Version
Evelyn "Champagne" King* Let's Get Funky Tonight (Single) RCA Victor US 1980 Sell This Version
Evelyn King Don't Hide Our Love (Single) RCA US 1981 Sell This Version
Evelyn King I'm In Love / Shame RCA US 1981 Sell This Version
Evelyn King I'm In Love / The Other Side Of Love (Single, Maxi) RCA Spain 1981 Sell This Version