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Earl King (I) (1934–2003)

Musician / composer / producer Earl King was born Solomon Johnson in New Orleans, LA, in 1934. He is considered by many to be one of the main architects of the New Orleans R&B movement in the 1950s and 1960s, along with such contemporaries as Allen Toussaint, Fats Domino and John E. Glassco (aka "Dr. John"). Best known as a composer, his songs ... See full bio »

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 2016 Loving (performer: "Is Everything All Right") / (writer: "Is Everything All Right")
 2016 Term Life (writer: "Let The Good Times Roll" - as Earl King Johnson)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The King and I (2016) ... (writer: "Big Chief")
 2015/I Guitar Man (Documentary) (writer: "Come On (Let the Good Times Roll)")
 2013/I Rush (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "Let's Make A Better World")
 2012 Radioman (Documentary) (writer: "Big Chief")
  Treme (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Carnival Time (2011) ... (performer: "Trick Bag" - uncredited) / (writer: "Trick Bag" - uncredited)
- Do You Know What It Means (2010) ... (writer: "Big Chief" - uncredited)
 2010 Rock Suomi (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amerikan ääni (2010) ... (writer: "Yö sun kanssas (One night with you)")
 2010 Love Ranch (writer: "One Night")
 2009 The Lovely Bones (writer: "I Hear You Knockin'")
 2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances (Video) (writer: "One Night")
 2007 The Education of Charlie Banks (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 2006 Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender (Video) (writer: "One Night")
 2006 The Groomsmen (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 2006 Last Holiday (performer: "Big Chief") / (writer: "Big Chief")
 2005 Elvis Costello and the Imposters: Live in Memphis (Video documentary) (writer: "The Monkey")
 2005 A Tribute to the King (Video documentary) (writer: "One Night")
 2005 Elvis (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "One Night")
 2002 Anita & Me (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 2002 Moonlight Mile (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 1999 Just Looking (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 1998 Finding Graceland (writer: "One Night")
  The Big Easy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Big Life (1996) ... (performer: "Big Chief II") / (writer: "Big Chief II" - as Earl King Johnson)
 1996 Rederiet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Många bäckar små... (1996) ... (writer: "One Night" - uncredited)
 1995 Circle of Friends (writer: "I Hear Your Knocking")
 1994 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sektor 15 (1994) ... (writer: "I Hear You Knocking" - uncredited)
 1994 Takin' Over the Asylum (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fly Like an Eagle (1994) ... (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 1993 Undercover Blues (writer: "Big Chief")
 1991 29th Street (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
 1990/I Havana (writer: "One Night")
 1989 The Delinquents (writer: "One Night" - as King)
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (writer: "One Night")
 1987 Long Gone (TV Movie) (performer: "Those Lonely Lonely Nights") / (writer: "Those Lonely Lonely Nights" - as King)
 1985 Àngel Casas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1985) ... (writer: "Trick Bag")
 1979 Over the Edge (writer: "Come On")
 1977-1978 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Fred Willard/Devo (1978) ... (writer: "One Night With You" - uncredited)
- Broderick Crawford/Levon Helm/Dr. John/The Meters (1977) ... (writer: "Sing Sing Sing")
 1977 The Story of Elvis Presley (Documentary) (writer: "Witchcraft")
 1975 Fox and His Friends (writer: "One Night")
 1970 Elvis: That's the Way It Is (Documentary) (writer: "One Night with You")
 1968 Elvis (TV Special documentary) (writer: "One Night")
 1966 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 July 1966 (1966) ... (writer: "Do-Re-Mi")
 1959 Go, Johnny, Go! (writer: "MY LOVE IS STRONG")
 1955 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.4 (1955) ... (writer: "I Hear You Knocking")
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