In the '60s and '70s, it just wasn't Christmas without the legendary King Family. Catapulting to fame as one of the most popular television, recording and concert acts of the era, the Kings hosted 17 television specials and 2 network television series delighting generations of fans. The King Family's television specials were a true family holiday phenomenon. Clips unseen for nearly three decades The King's, at their tuneful best, perform a cavalcade of seasonal classics. A true highlight of the new special is a touching clip from the King's 1967 Christmas show - the surprise on-camera reunion of King Sister Alyce King with her son Ric who was serving in the Unites States Army at the time. Unbeknown to her, Ric had been given a special leave to appear on the show and surprised his mother. This classic reunion captured the longing of families across the country whose relatives were serving in the Vietnam War and remains to this day one the most memorable King Family moments in ... Written by
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Original King Cousin Lex de Azevedo created many of the musical arrangements for The King Family Show and the King Family specials. He later served as musical director for The Jackson 5 Show and Sonny & Cher Show. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Song for The Swan Princess in 1995. See more