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King Curtis

King Curtis has been played on NTS in shows including Launette's Hour w/ Laura Coxeter, featured first on 21 February 2016. Songs played include Jeep's Blues, Memphis Soul Stew and Sing A Simple Song.

Curtis Ousley (February 7, 1934 – August 13, 1971), who performed under the stage name King Curtis, was an American saxophone virtuoso known for rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, blues, funk and soul jazz. Variously a bandleader, band member, and session musician, he was also a musical director and record producer. Adept at tenor, alto, and soprano saxophone, he was best known for his distinctive riffs and solos such…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Jeep's Blues
King Curtis
Prestige1960
Jeep's Blues
King CurtisPrestige1960
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Memphis Soul Stew
King Curtis
ATCO Records1967
Memphis Soul Stew
King CurtisATCO Records1967
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Sing A Simple Song
King Curtis
ATCO Records1969
Sing A Simple Song
King CurtisATCO Records1969
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Only You Know & I Know Jam
Delaney & Bonnie, The Allman Brothers, King Curtis
Let Them Eat Vinyl2015
Only You Know & I Know Jam
Delaney & Bonnie, The Allman Brothers, King CurtisLet Them Eat Vinyl2015
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