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Tag: Ben E. King

Saturday, May 2nd

passings

Ben E. King, singer, songwriter, September 28, 1938-April 30, 2015

“Stand by Me” (B. King, J. Lieber, M. Stoller)

Live (TV show), 2007


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Recording, 1961


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lagniappe

random sights

Oak Park, Ill., 3:40 a.m.

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Sunday, November 9th

That gospel feeling is in all of this music.

—Solomon Burke

Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music, Episode 2: Sam Cooke, with Mavis Staples, Bobby Womack, Solomon Burke, Ben E. King, et al., BBC, 2005

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lagniappe

art beat: more from Friday at the Art Institute of Chicago

Arshile Gorky (1904-1948), The Plough and the Song, 1946

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