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Clydie King

bvoc, voc, *1943 US, Dallas
Singer / Songwriter / Producer of R&B/Soul and Rock
A.k.a. Clydie May Crittendon

Clydie King (born 21 August 1943, Dallas, Texas, USA – died 7 January 2019, Monrovia, California, USA) was an American singer. King provided backing vocals for Humble Pie, which had great success in the United States, and she went on to become an in-demand session singer, worked with Venetta Fields and Sherlie Matthews and recorded with B.B. King, The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan, Linda Ronstadt, Joe Cocker, Dickey Betts, Joe Walsh, and many others. She was a member of The Blackberries with Fields and Matthews and sang on Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour, which became a feature film.

  • Backing Vocals
  • Vocals
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
I'll Never Stop Loving You - Remastered on The Minit Records Story by Various Artists
Ready, Willing And Able on The Imperial And Minit Years by Clydie King
B Minor on Direct Me by Clydie King
Missin' My Baby on The Imperial And Minit Years by Clydie King
Soft And Gentle Ways on The Imperial And Minit Years by Clydie King
He Always Comes Back To Me on The Imperial And Minit Years by Clydie King
Ode To Billie Joe on The Imperial And Minit Years by Clydie King
Direct Me on Direct Me by Clydie King
My Love Grows Deeper on The Imperial And Minit Years by Clydie King
Our Romance on The Specialty Story by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Imperial & Minit YearsClydie King2007Compil.
O Holy NightThe Joe Long Sound Featuring Clydie King & Pat Hodges1979Single
Streets Full Of FlowersClydie King1977Single
Steal Your Love AwayClydie King1977Album
Rushing To Meet YouClydie King1976Album
Punish MeClydie King1974Single
Brown SugarBrown Sugar Featuring Clydie King1973Album
Dance To The MusicClydie King & Brown Sugar1973Single
Mockingbird / Jackson HighwayBarry Goldberg Featuring Clydie King1972Single
'Bout LoveClydie King1971Single
Never Like This Before / The Long And Winding RoadClydie King1971Single
Direct MeClydie King1970Album
One Part, Two Part / Love Now, Pay LaterClydie King1969Single
I'll Never Stop Loving You / Shing-A-LingClydie King1968Single
One Of Those Good For Cryin' Over You Days / My Mistakes Of YesterdayClydie King1967Single
Ready, Willing And AbleJimmy Holiday & Clydie King1967Single
A Hunk Of Funk / My Mistakes Of YesterdayGene Dozier And The Brotherhood / Clydie King1967Single
He Always Comes Back To Me / Soft And Gentle WaysClydie King1966Single
The Thrill Is GoneClydie King1965Single
Missin' My BabyClydie King1965Single
Only The Guilty Cry / By NowClydie King1963Single
Turn Around / Don't Hang Up The PhoneClydie King1962Single
The Wrong Side Of TownMel Carter And Clydie King1962Single
The Boys In My Life / PromisesClydie King1962Single
I'm Invited To Your Party / Young Fool In LoveClydie King1958Single
Our Romance / Written On The WallClydie King1957Single
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