Rock Royalty. . .

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The King – Elvis Presley

King of the Blues – B.B. King, had his first hit in 1951, still having them fifty years later

Queen of Soul – Aretha Franklin

Ben E. King – Born a Nelson, joined the Five Crowns who became the Drifters, by which time Benjamin was already a King

Freddy King & Albert King – Blues guitar legends who are no relation to the King of The Blues

Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King – Former cleaning lady turned Disco Diva

Queen Latifah – American rap star who’s real name is Dana Owens

The Kings of Rhythm – Ike Turner’s backing band in the 60’s

The Rhythm Kings – Bill Wyman’s band after his retirement from the Rolling Stones

The King of Swing – Clarinettist Benny Goodman

Australia’s King of Country Music – Slim Dusty

The King of Country Music – Roy Acuff, fiddle player and singer

The Queen of Country Music – Kitty Wells or Reba McEntire, depending on who you believe

The Empress of The Blues – Bessie Smith

King of Ragtime – Scott Joplin

The King of Jazz – A Bing Crosby film with the big production numbers provided by ‘The King of Jazz’, Paul Whiteman

Brice King – Christian folk singer

The King of Jazz Bass – Charles Mingus

King Oliver’s Jazz Band – One of the finest pre war jazz bands who first recorded in 1923 with Oliver and Louis Armstrong playing the cornet

Nat ‘King’ Cole – The Sepia Sinatra who had over 100 hundred American hits before he died aged 47 in 1965

King – A British dance group from the 80s

Carole King – The Queen of singer/songwriters

Jonathan King – Who cares

Rev. Martin Luther King – An excerpt from his ‘I Had A dream’ speech made No.88 in the American charts

Queen of Country Blues – Memphis Minnie

Kingdome Come – Arthur Brown’s group after he left his Crazy World

King Curtis – Sax player who had hits in his own right and led the Kingpins, the Queen of Soul’s backing group

Roy Rogers – The King of the Cowboys

Queen – Topped the British singles chart six times

King Tubby – Former radio repairman Osbourne Ruddock who became a Reggae star

The King’s Singers – British group singing traditional songs who are probably unknown to every King on the list

Saunders King – One of the first, if not the first, blues electric guitar players

King of Western Swing – Bob Wills

Queen Ida – The first accordion player to lead a Zydeco band

Kingsize Taylor & The Dominoes – Liverpool contemporaries of The Beatles

Pee Wee King – Singer and songwriter, his biggest hit ‘The Tennessee Waltz’, his first – ‘Slow Poke’

The King of Skiffle – Lonnie Donegan

Wayne King – The unintentionally funny 40s band leader

Terri, Drag Queen of the Blues – Probably self-proclaimed

King of Pop – Michael Jackson, definitely self-proclaimed

Prince – Who’ll never be a King no matter what

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  1. alan grundy

    July 20, 2015 at 10:00 pm

    King Crimson – English rock band with Rick Wakeman on organ/ keyboards.
    King of the Road – best record that Roger Miller ever made.
    From a Jack to a King – second best Roger Miller record.

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