Soul Serenade: Ben E. King, “I (Who Have Nothing)”

Ben E. KingIt’s been almost five years since I last wrote about Ben E. King. At that time I featured an early classic of his solo career, “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied).” It was one of the first records I ever bought back in 1962. By that time King had already had big solo hits with the beautiful “Spanish Harlem,” and the immortal “Stand By Me.” Before those solo hits there was his work with the second version of the Drifters. With King as lead vocalist the group recorded classics like “There Goes My Baby,” “This Magic Moment,” and “Save the Last Dance for Me.” … (more)

Soul Serenade: Ben E. King, “I (Who Have Nothing)”

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