This cover of Jeannnie C. Riley's 1967 hit went only to No. 93 in the autumn of Ousley born Curtis Montgomery February 7, 1934 August 13, 1971, who performed under the stage name King Curtis, was an American saxophonist 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 played riffs and solos on such hit singles as Respect by Aretha Franklin, and Yakety Yak by The Coasters. In 1981, she recorded the gospel album From Harper Valley To The Mountain Top. Throughout the '80s and '90s, she continued to be a popular contemporary Christian recording and performing artist. On the same 'Sullivan' show she also performed Harper Valley . See next post below. Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 16th 1981, the 30 minute sitcom 'Harper Valley . debut on the NBC-TV network. King Curtis released an instrumental version of the song later in 1968 his version peaked at 93. And Ben Colder did a parody of the song, Harper Valley PTA Later the Same Day, it reached 67 on the Top 100. king curtis & the kingpins Harper valley . Sold and dispatched by. 45 242 sales. deactivated item. King Curtis & The Kingpins released it on the single Harper Valley . in 1968. It was covered by Ruthie and The Wranglers, Erin Hay, The Unifics, Tracy Wells and other artists. Harper Valley . Single September 1968. Request a synchronization license. Submitted by Limbabwe Added by tsk. Tana Cunningham-Curtis. assistant set decorator. Al Shelly. property master as Alfred Sheily. Sound Department. Bill Jackson. script supervisor as Sandra King. Transportation Department. Richard Bonforte. transportation captain. Other crew. Stephanie Alexander. production secretary. Overview . King Curtis. The Complete Atco Singles. Real Gone Music. King Curtis & The Kingpins with The Memphis Horns Memphis Soul Stew FULL-TIME Live 1971. download 2:35. King Curtis & The Kingpins For What It's Worth. Listen free to King Curtis Star-Collection Harper Valley . Ode to Billy Joe and more. 12 tracks 35:04. And it s not much of a contest. Born Curtis Ousley in Fort Worth, Texas in 1934, the saxophonist played on hundreds of the most hallowed recording sessions of all time, everything from the Coasters Yakety Yak to John Lennon s Imagine album. Taking a quirky country story song like Harper Valley . seemed a bridge too far, but he made even that one funky. His playing on the soul-and-classical-music-inspired Procol Harum hit A Whiter Shade of Pale is nothing short of magnificent and his take on the Led Zeppelin blues-rocker Whole Lotta Love must be heard to be believed
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