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Ben E. King: Shades of Blue

Read "Shades of Blue" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Ben E. King cut his teeth on music singing in gospel groups as a youngster before becoming a member of the consummate R & B, soul packed group, the Drifters. After going out on his own he had a slew of big hits including “Spanish Harlem" and “Stand by Me". Over the years, he has become an icon of Pop, R & B and soul. His 1999 album Shades of Blue is another example of the blurry lines between these ...


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