Evelyn King

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Pop Singer
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Date of Birth July 1, 1960
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York
Age 60 years old
Horoscope Cancer

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Evelyn

Evelyn "Champagne" King is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is best known for her hit disco single "Shame", which was released in 1977 during the height of disco's popularity. King had other hits from the early through the mid–1980s including; "I'm in Love", "Love Come Down" and "Your Personal Touch".

Also known as: Evelyn King
Born: July 1, 1960, The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Origin: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres: R&B, disco, pop, soul, post-disco
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, record producer
Instruments: Vocals, percussion
Years active: 1977–present
Labels: RCA Victor (US, Canada, UK), EMI America, Expansion, RNB Entertainment Group
Associated acts: Thelma Houston, Cheryl Lynn, Kashif, The System, First Ladies of Disco
Website: Evelyn "Champagne" King's Official site

About Evelyn King

Disco and R&B queen who recorded the 1978 hit "Shame," as well as the #1 R&B hits "I'm in Love" and "Love Come Down."

Before Fame

She was a cleaning woman at Philadelphia International Records where a one of its producers heard her sing to herself and started coaching her.

Achievement

Her disco classic "Shame," released when she was eighteen years old, was one of the first major hits to utilize synthesizers.

Family Life

Her uncle was a Broadway performer and singer and her father was a backup singer at the Apollo Theater. She has two siblings, Wanda and Johnny. She married Freddie Fox.

Associations

Her song "Shame" was covered by many future singers like Kim Wilde.

Information related to Evelyn "Champagne" King

  • http://evelynchampagneking.com/ Official site
  • http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p93992 Evelyn "Champagne" King at Allmusic
  • http://www.discogs.com/artist/Evelyn King Evelyn "Champagne" King discography at Discogs
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Latest information about Evelyn King updated on October 29, 2020.

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