Evelyn King

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The Bronx, New York, USA
R&B and disco singer Evelyn King was born on July 1, 1960 in the Bronx, New York and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father was a member of the groups the Orioles and the Harptones and her mother managed a band called Red Quality. Evelyn was discovered by music producer Theodore Life while working part time as a cleaning woman for the recording studio Sigma Sound Studios. She began her professional singing career at age sixteen. King scored her biggest and most famous smash success with the groovy disco anthem "Shame," which peaked at #9 on the Billboard pop charts in 1978. Read more...