banner banner banner banner banner banner
Mark Elliott
Mark Elliott
6:00am - 9:00am
Good Times, Great Oldies
E-Mail Your Request
My Profile
The Car Tech Show, Saturdays 10am-email your questions to Dane Donovan @
Call in your request now 513-563-1480!
Gary Rossignol the host of The Rock & Roll Real Estate Hour Saturdays at 9am. Call Gary at 513-563-1480!
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Festival Calendar
Car Show Calendar

Music News
Subscribe To This Feed  View All

Prolific rock, R&B backup singer Clydie King dead at 75

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesClydie King, the largely unknown singer whose voice you've heard on dozens of rock and R&B classic recordings, has died at age 75.  Rolling Stone reports King's family confirmed her death to the publication, saying she passed on Monday.

Though she released three solo albums and numerous singles, King found her greatest success as a backup singer.  The list of songs on which she performed reads like a solid gold hit parade of the 1960s and 1970s.  As an in-demand session singer, she's heard on hits including Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama," along with celebrated fellow backup singer Merry Clayton, as well as on Elton John's "The Bitch Is Back," "Tumbling Dice" by The Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt's "You're No Good" and many more. 

The artists with whom King regularly performed included Ray Charles, as one of his Raelettes backup singers for three years in the 1960s.  King also recorded and performed live frequently with Bob Dylan, who described King to Rolling Stone as "my ultimate singing partner.  No one ever came close. We were two soulmates.”

King reportedly stopped recording in recent years due to unspecified health issues.

Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Hide Comments


Cincinnati's Lowest

Gas Prices

Provided by


Gary Rossignol's

Rock and Roll Real Estate Hour

Saturday Mornings at 9

call Gary @ 513.772.2402 or



Click for PODCASTS


Listen to the Greatest Rock and Roll of All Time 24/7 on your Android or Blackberry - Get The App Here !!

Click Here to Enter To Win this Week's NCHB Birthday Cake!

LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services