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Ben E King

 

The 4 B's (members Benjamin Earl Nelson, Billy Davis, Bobby Davis and Billy Spigner

The Crowns (members Sy Palmer (lead), Charlie Thomas (tenor), Benjamin Earl Nelson (second lead and baritone), Dock Green (baritone) and Elsbeary Hobbs (bass))

The Crowns (members James "Papa" Clark (lead), Charlie Thomas (tenor), Benjamin Earl Nelson (second lead and baritone), Dock Green (baritone) and Elsbeary Hobbs (bass))

R & B 6901 - Kiss And Make Up / I'll Forget About You - 1958

The Drifters (members Charlie Thomas, Benjamin Earl Nelson, Dock Green and Elsbeary Hobbs) group had a fluid membership.

Atlantic 2025 - There Goes My Baby* / Oh My Love - 1959 (lead on both tracks Benjamin Nelson) *also recorded in 1969 by James Knight & The Butlers on Concho 2250.
Atlantic 2040 - (If You Cry) True Love, True Love* / Dance With Me** - 1959 * lead Johnny Lee Williams (born 27-October-1940 --- died 19-December-2004 --- cause?) ** lead Ben E. King.
Atlantic 2050 - This Magic Moment* / Baltimore** - 1960 * lead Ben E. King.**leads Charlie Thomas and Elsbeary Hobbs.
Atlantic 2062 - Lonely Winds* / Hey Senorita** - 1960 *lead Ben E. King. **lead Charlie Thomas.
Atlantic 2071 - Save The Last Dance For Me* / Nobody But Me* - 1960 *lead Ben E. King. --- there was an "answer record" to this track titled "I'll Save The Last Dance For You" released in 1961 by Damita Jo on Mercury 71690.
Atlantic 2087 - I Count The Tears* / Suddenly There's A Valley** - 1960 *lead Ben E. King.**leads Bobby Hendricks and Tommy Evans.

Ben E. King (born Benjamin Earl Nelson on 28-September-1938 in Henderson, North Carolina)

Atco 6166 - Show Me The Way / Brace Yourself - 1960

LaVern Baker & Ben E. King  

Atlantic 2067 - A Help-Each-Other Romance / How Often - 1960

Ben E. King

Atco 6185 - Spanish Harlem* / First Taste Of Love - 1960 *also recorded in 1968 by Arthur Alexander on Monument 1060 and in 1971 by Aretha Franklin on Atlantic 2817.
Atco 6194 - Stand By Me* / On The Horizon - 1961 *also recorded in 1964 by Cassius Clay on Columbia 43007 and as an "answer song" titled "I'll Be There" in 1962 by Damita Jo on Mercury 71840. 
Atco 6203 - Amor* / Souvenir Of Mexico - 1961 *also recorded in 1954 by The Four Aces on Decca 9-29036.
Atco 6207 - Young Boy Blues* / Here Comes The Night - 1961 *recorded 27-October-1960. 
Atco 6215 - Ecstacy / Yes - 1962
Atco 6222 - Don't Play That Song (You Lied)* / Hermit Of Misty Mountain - 1962 *also recorded as an "answer  song" titled "Stop Playing That Song (That's What You Said)" in 1962 by Ruth McFadden on Capitol 4802 plus also in 1962 as an "answer song" titled "Play It Again" by Pat Lundy on Toto 102.

The Drifters 

Atlantic 2151 - Sometimes I Wonder* / Jackpot** - 1962 * lead Ben E. King. **lead Rudy Lewis.

Ben E. King

Atco 6231 - Too Bad / My Heart Cries For You* - 1962 *also recorded in 1965 by Porgy & The Monarchs on Musicor 1221.
Atco 6237 - I'm Standing By / Walking In The Footsteps Of A Fool - 1962
Atco 6246 - Tell Daddy / Auf Weidersehn, My Dear - 1962
Atco 6256 - How Can I Forget* / Gloria, Gloria - 1963 *also recorded in 1963 by Jimmy Holiday on Everest 2022 and in 1969 by Charles Whitehead on Dynamo 132.
Atco 6267 - I (Who Have Nothing) / The Beginning Of Time - 1963
Atco 6275 - I Could Have Danced All Night / Gypsy - 1963
Atco 6284 - What Now My Love / Groovin' - 1964
Atco 6288 - That's When It Hurts / Around The Corner - 1964
Atco 6303 - What Can A Man Do / Si, Senor - 1964
Atco 6315 - It's All Over / Let The Water Run Down - 1964
Atco 6328 - Seven Letters / River Of Tears - 1964
Atco 6343 - The Record (Baby I Love You) / The Way You Shake It - 1965
Atco 6357 - She's Gone Again / Not Now (I'll Tell You When) - 1965 
Atco 6371 - Cry No More* / There's No Place To Hide - 1965 *Recorded 18-November-1965.
Atco 6390 - Goodnight My Love / I Can't Break The News To Myself - 1965
Mirasound Studios, Inc. - Gettin' To Me - 1966 (uncredited 45 rpm 8" acetate with title, speed and Trio Music Co Inc typed across label and MIS written in red felt pen under title - recorded 3-February-1966 - found by Ady Croasdell this previously unissued track was released in the U. K. on a 2000 Kent CD "Gettin' To Me" CDKEND 181)
Atco 6413 - So Much Love / Don't Drive Me Away - 1966
Atco 6431 - Get In A Hurry / I Swear By The Stars Above - 1966
Atco 6454 - They Don't Give Medals To Yesterday's Heroes / What Is Soul?* - 1966 *recorded 25-October-1966.

Atco
6472 - A Man Without A Dream / Tears, Tears, Tears - 1967
Atco 6493 - Katherine / Teeny Weeny Little Bit - 1967
Atco 6527 - Don't Take Your Sweet Love Away / She Knows What To Do For Me - 1967

Ben E. King & Dee Dee Sharp 

Atco 6557 - We Got A Good Thing Going On / What'cha Gonna Do About It - 1968

Ben E. King

Atco 6571 - Don't Take Your Love From Me / Forgive This Soul - 1968

The Soul Clan (members Solomon Burke, Arthur Conley, Don Covay, Ben E. King and Joe Tex)

Atlantic 2530 - Soul Meeting / That's How It Feels - 1968
  

Ben E. King

Atco 6596 - It's Amazing / Where's The Girl - 1968
Atco 6637 - It Ain't Fair / Till I Can't Take It Anymore - 1968
Atco 6666 - Hey Little One / When You Love Someone - 1969

Maxwell 800 - Goodbye My Old Gal / I Can't Take It Like A Man - 1969
Mandala 2512 - Take Me To The Pilot / I Guess It's Goodbye - 1972
Mandala 2513 - Into The Mystic / White Moon - 1972
Mandala 2518 - Spread Myself Around / Travellin' Woman - 1973
Atlantic 3241 - Supernatural Thing (Part 1) / Supernatural Thing (Part 2) - 1975
Atlantic 3274 - Do It In The Name Of Love / Imagination - 1975
Atlantic 3308 - We Got Love / I Had A Love - 1975
Atlantic 3337 - I Betch'a You Didn't Know / Smooth Sailing - 1976
Atlantic 3359 - One More Time / Somebody's Knocking - 1976

Ben E. King and AWB (member Benjamin Earl Nelson, Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Onnie McIntyre, Malcolm Duncan, Roger Ball and Steve Ferrone)  

Atlantic 3402 - Get It Up / Keepin' It To Myself - 1977

AWB and Ben E. King (members Benjamin Earl Nelson, Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Onnie McIntyre, Malcolm Duncan, Roger Ball and Steve Ferrone)  

Atlantic 3427 - A Star In The Ghetto (7:00) / A Star In The Ghetto (3:49) - 1977 (promo issue only)
Atlantic 3427 - A Star In The Ghetto / What Is Soul? - 1977
Atlantic 3444 - Fool For You Anyway / The Message - 1977

Ben E. King

Atlantic 3494 - I See The Light / Tippin' - 1978
Atlantic 3535 - Fly Away To My Wonderland / Spoiled - 1978
Atlantic 3635 - Music Trance / And This Is Love - 1979
Atlantic DSKO 225 - Music Trance (5:59) / Music Trance (5:59) - 1979 (12" promo issue only)
Atlantic 3808 - Street Tough / Why Is The Question - 1981
Atlantic DMD 266 - Street Tough (Vocal) (4:30) / Street Tough (Instrumental) (4:30) - 1981 (12" promo issue only)
Atlantic 3839 - You Made The Difference In My Life / Souvenirs Of Love - 1981
Atlantic 89361 - Stand By Me Medley / Stand By Me Medley - 1986 (promo issue only containing excerpts from all ten songs on the "Stand By Me" movie soundtrack)
Atlantic   Pr 952 - Stand By Me (2:55) / Stand By Me (2:55) - 1986 (12" Promo Issue Only)

Ben E. King / The Coasters

Atlantic 7-89361 - Stand By Me / Yakety Yak* - 1986 *flip by The Coasters (some copies issued with picture sleeve)

Ben E. King / The Coasters / Ben E. King

Atlantic   A 9361 T - Stand By Me /// Yakety Yak* / Music Trance - 1987 *by The Coasters. (12" release)

Ben E. King

Atlantic 89234 - Spanish Harlem / First Taste Of Love - 1987
Manhattan 50078 - Save The Last Dance For Me / Wheel Of Love - 1987 (some copies issued with picture sleeve)
Ichiban   Icht 711 - What's Important To Me (3:18) / It's Your Love (That Makes Me Happy) (3:32) - 1991 (12" release)
Ichiban 254 - You've Got All Of Me / It's All Right - 1992
Ichiban 257 - You Still Move Me / I'm Gonna Be Somebody - 1992
 

Ben E. King / Mrs. Fun/Tina & The B-Side Movement

The Right Stuff   S7-19728 - 4th July, Asbury Park (Sandy) / Janey, Don't You Lose Heart* - 1997 *flip by Mrs. Fun/Tina & The B-Side Movement