b. England. King pursued a brief and largely unsuccessful solo career in the early 70s after having earlier sung in the mid-60s R&B group the Action. He left that group prior to their evolution into Mighty Baby. However, several members of the Action/Mighty Baby contributed to his sole, self-titled album, released in 1971. This collection included ‘Little Boy’, which was originally intended to be the Action’s final a-side. Despite the presence of King’s winning vocals, among the best the UK R&B movement had ever offered, the album failed to sell and King disappeared from the music industry thereafter.
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