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Earl King: 1934-2003
Earl King
Singer, guitar, songwriter

Born: February 7, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: April 17, 2003 in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans bluesman with flamboyant style

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Earl King (born Solomon Johnson) was a New Orleans rhythm and blues guitarist and singer. He was known for his flamboyant performing style, and was also a significant songwriter in his genre.

JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.

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