ABOUTPop-soul singer. Best known songs include "Spanish Harlem" (1961), "Stand By Me" (1961, 1986 remake), and "Supernatural Thing - Part 1" (1975).
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Ben E. King
- Amor 1961
(This song later also became a hit for Roger Williams (1962).)
- Don't Play That Song (You Lied) 1962
(This song later also became a hit for Aretha Franklin (1970).)
- I (Who Have Nothing) 1963
(This song later also became a hit for Terry Knight (1967), Tom Jones (1970), Liquid Smoke (1970), and Sylvester (1979).)
- Spanish Harlem 1960
(This song later also became a hit for King Curtis (1966) and Aretha Franklin (1971).)
- Stand By Me 1961
(This oldies classic later also became a hit for Earl Grant (1965), Spyder Turner (1967), David & Jimmy Ruffin (1970), John Lennon (1975), Mickey Gilley (1980), Maurice White (1985), and 4 The Cause (1998). Ben E. King's version of "Stand By Me" was used as the title theme for the 1986 movie, and this song recharted that same year.)
- Supernatural Thing - Part I 1975
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