Evelyn "Champagne" King born July 1, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is best known for her hit disco single " Shame ", which was released in during the height of disco's popularity.
King had other hits from the early through the mid—s including; " I'm in Love " and " Love Ill Keep A Light On - Evelyn Champagne King* - Ill Keep A Light On Down " She is one of eight children. Her father sang back-up for groups at Harlem 's Apollo Theater.
Her mother managed a group called Quality Red. King was discovered as a young woman while working with her mother at Philadelphia International Records as an office cleaner. Producer Theodore T. Life overheard her singing in a washroom and began coaching her. InKing married smooth jazz guitarist Freddie Fox. Inshe lost three family members to various illnesses.
In her daughter Johnniea was born with brain damage and other health issues, dying two years later. King released her debut album, Smooth Talkin It included the song " Shame ", which is her only top ten on the Billboard Hotpeaking at 9; the song also reached 7 Soul and 8 on the dance chart. The record was eventually certified gold. InKing released the album, Get Loose. It yielded a top twenty pop and 1 Soul hit with the single, " Love Come Down ".
The song also peaked at 1 on the dance chart and reached the UK Singles Chart top ten, peaking at 7 for three weeks. From the mid- to lates, King would continue to chart on the Soul chart, placing eight singles in the Soul top twenty, with three making it to the top ten. On August 14,King released her first studio album in 12 years, Open Book. InKing also collaborated with deep house producer Miguel Migson the track "Everybody", which was included on his album Outside the Skyline.
The single for "Everybody" Apreciando A Cidade - Claudio Szynkier - FBFC#5 - Perdizes Dream released on July 19, The group released their debut single "Show Some Love" Only You - Kylie* - Kylie Christmas March which peaked at number six on the Dance charts.
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