Ben E. King

Ben E. King

American soul and R&B singer and record producer (1938-2015)
The definition of R&B elegance, from the groundbreaking orchestrated productions of the Drifters to his own solo hits like "Stand by Me."
BornSeptember 28, 1938
HometownHenderson, North Carolina, United States of America
Net worth$30 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseBetty Nelson (m 1964 - 2015) , Betty Nelson (m 1958 - 2015)
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Albums

Let Me Live in Your Life
Let Me Live in Your Life
1978
Benny and Us
Benny and Us
1977
Three Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles
Three Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles
2013
Heart & Soul
Heart & Soul
2010
Love Is Gonna Get You
Love Is Gonna Get You
2007
Rhino Hi-Five: Ben E. King
Rhino Hi-Five: Ben E. King
2006
Ultimate Collection
Ultimate Collection
2005
Best of Ben E. King & the Drifters [Madacy]
Best of Ben E. King & the Drifters [Madacy]
1999
Anthology Three: Don't Play That Song
Anthology Three: Don't Play That Song
1997
Anthology Five: What Is Soul
Anthology Five: What Is Soul
1997
Anthology Two: Songs for Soulful Lovers
Anthology Two: Songs for Soulful Lovers
1997
Best of Ben E. King & the Drifters [K-Tel]
Best of Ben E. King & the Drifters [K-Tel]
1994
What's Important to Me
What's Important to Me
1992
Ben E. King & Percy Sledge
Ben E. King & Percy Sledge
1989
Save the Last Dance for Me
Save the Last Dance for Me
1988
Ultimate Collection: Stand by Me/Best of Ben E. King/Ben E. King with the Drifters
Ultimate Collection: Stand by Me/Best of Ben E. King/Ben E. King with the Drifters
1987
Street Tough
Street Tough
1981
Music Trance
Music Trance
1980
I Had a Love
I Had a Love
1976
Supernatural Thing
Supernatural Thing
1975