Claude King

Claude King

Claude King

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Top Songs

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Wolverton Mountain
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Sink the Bismarck
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The Comancheros
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The Burning Of Atlanta
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Big River, Big Man

Albums

  • Just Drive

    Feb 2021 • 12 songs

  • Columbia Sessions (1961-1972)

    Feb 2018 • 43 songs

  • Country Legend

    Oct 2011 • 16 songs

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Claude King

Biography

Singer/songwriter and actor Claude King is best remembered for his one big hit, "Wolverton Mountain," the tale of one Clifton Clowers who is "mighty handy with a gun and a knife" and keeps his daughter sequestered in their mountain home away from potential suitors. Focusing exclusively on that song results in an incomplete picture of King's career, however; he emerged from the milieu that also produced Johnny Horton, and after "Wolverton Mountain" he scored another 27 chart singles. The Shreveport, LA, native was a natural athlete as a child. When he was 12, he learned how to ...
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