Earl King

Earl King at the Petrillo Bandshell in Chicago, Illinois, June 5, 1994. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

Earl King: Tipitina's plans tribute concert led by George Porter Jr.

Highly respected around his Crescent City home base as both a performer and a songwriter, guitarist Earl King was a prime New Orleans R&B force for more than four decades. A composer of blues standards such as “Come On” (covered by Jimi Hendrix, Freddy King, Stevie Ray Vaughan) and “Big Chief” (recorded by Professor Longhair), he was an important figure in New Orleans R&B. Check out our songs including, “Am I Your Dog”, and “Do the Grind” as part of the collection.

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