Al King, Think twice before you speak/The winner

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Al King | In a Blue Mood | 14592

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Alvin K. Smith (Al King) served in the US Forces and began recording in 1951. By 1953 he was a member of the Johnny Otis Revue. He became friends with Jimmy McCracklin, touring and recording with him. It is King’s voice that is the second voice on McCracklin’s hit, “I Just Got to Know”.

US R&B No 36, 1965.

Updated 7 September 2016

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