Label: Jasmine Records - JASCD 183 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: UK • Genre: Pop • Style: Vocal, Swing
Their father was William King Driggs. Their first professional job The Moon Is Low - The King Sisters - Imagination with a Salt Lake City radio station, from which they graduated to a station in Oakland, California.
In the early s sisters Luise, Maxine, and Alyce formed a vocal trio along the lines of their idols, the Boswell Sistersand traveled to San Francisco to audition for radio station KGO to replace the Boswell Sisters themselves, who were leaving the station. Inthe King Sisters accepted a job with bandleader Horace Heidt. Gradually, relations between the King Sisters and Heidt deteriorated to the point where they left the band.
They turned down a request to be the vocal group for the Glenn Miller Orchestra. InLuise married guitarist Alvino Rey. At the peak of the sisters' success, they appeared in a number of s Hollywood films.
The show ran from —, with a revival. A second generation of the King Family, the Four King Cousinscontinues to carry on the musical tradition. Alyce King Clarke died on August 23,from respiratory problems, aged Luise King Rey died on August 4,aged 83, from cancer, in the year of her 60th wedding anniversary to Alvino Rey. Marilyn King died on August 7,aged 82, from cancer, also in California ; she was the last surviving sister.
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Seated from left: Yvonne, Alyce. Standing: Donna, Luise, Maxine, Marilyn, Book: The King Sisters.
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