Chris Thomas King
A Young Man's Blues
Chris Thomas King (born October 14, 1964, Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a New
Orleans, Louisiana based blues musician and actor. He has won awards including
Album of the Year for both Grammy Award and Country Music Awards. King
has sold more than 10 million records in the United States. He featured on the
O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Down From the Mountain and More Music From Ray
soundtracks. King is known as the pioneer of rap/blues. He conceived the first
sample based blues concept album in the early 1990s by writing and producing
the first all-rap/blues album for RCA Records titled 21st Century Blues…
From Da Hood. As an entrepreneur King took control of his master recordings
in the early 1990s, forming 21st Century Blues Records. He also established a
publishing company, Young Blues Rebel, LLC. 21st Century Records signed the
New Orleans Ninth Ward rap/blues duo the 21C-B-Boyz and the London, England
based NuBlues, to 21st Century Blues Records in 2002. As an actor King has
co-starred in two musical films, Ray and O Brother Where Art Thou?.
He also starred in the Wim Wenders art house film The Soul of a Man, as
Blind Willie Johnson.
He has also appeared in several documentaries about the blues and about music.
(quoted from wikipedia.org)
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Biographical Information on Chris Thomas King
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Various Articles on Chris Thomas King
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Reviews and Critiques of Chris Thomas King Live Performances and Recordings
Cd review at nonotes.wordpress.com.
Cd review at flyglobalmusic.com.
Cd review by Hans D Harms.
Chris Thomas King Interviews
Chris Thomas King interview. Video, runtime 06:26.
Chris Thomas King Lyrics
Lyrics of two Chris Thomas King songs.
Chris Thomas King Lessons
Chris Thomas King tabs at 911tabs.com.
Chris Thomas King tab at mxtabs.net.
Chris Thomas King Photos
One Chris Thomas King photo at allaboutjazz.com.
Chris Thomas King Videos
Revelations - Chris Thomas King. Runtime 03:38.
Da Thrill Is Gone (From Here) - Chris Thomas King. Runtime 04:25.
Come In My Kitchen - Chris Thomas King. Runtime 03:58.
Chris Thomas King - Hard Time Killing Floor Blues. Runtime 03:26.
Chris Thomas King @ Louisiana Music Factory JazzFest 2008. Runtime 09:50.
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