TIR 160: Evelyn King Shares ‘Shame’ to Hall of Fame Story

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Featured in TIR Episode 160 (2 parts): Renowned R&B singer-composer Evelyn “Champagne” King. After exploding onto airwaves and into discoteques in 1977 as a teenager with the top 10 pop, R&B and dance hit, “Shame,” she would go on to further distinguish herself with a dozen albums — three of them certified gold sales status — and 18 top 40 R&B singles.

Among King’s other best known hits are: “I’m in Love,” “Love Come Down,” “Betcha She Don’t Love You,” “Shake Down,” “Your Personal Touch,” “Flirt” and “Hold on to What You’ve Got.”

Here she recounts her entire career with insights into the producers, key figures, songs, albums, performances, styles, record business and personal events that have shaped her life. At the same time she looks to the future.

RECORDED JULY 2020

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