King Curtis And The Noble Knights - Songs


Soul-R&B tenor saxophonist King Curtis (born Curtis Ousley, February 7, 1934 - August 13, 1971) had a string of all-instrumental hits from 1962-1972 on the R&B and Pop/Rock charts that included "Soul Twist" (1962, with the Noble Knights), "Memphis Soul Stew" (1967), and "Ode To Billy Joe" (1967, with the Kingpins). He first recorded as King Curtis and the Noble Knights, then as King Curtis, and then as the Kingpens.

A highly sought-after session musician, King Curtis can be heard in many rock and roll classics including the Coasters' "Yakety Sax." He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.


Disclosure: The following links will take you to various online merchants outside of that sell recordings and other merchandise for the performing artist featured on this page. Please note that these are referral or affiliate links from which may receive, at no additional cost to you, a commission if you should make any purchases through them.



To listen to a song clip, click any song title that has a speaker icon. This will take you to a list of links to CD and/or MP3 product pages from one or more online merchants that have sound samples.

King Curtis And The Noble Knights

King Curtis

Jump to:
Previous Artist | Next Artist