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Michael Weston King

Songwriter
Male
Born Nov 11, 1961
Age 54

Michael Weston King is a singer and songwriter known for his lyrical and melancholic songs, his sonorous voice, as well as his dry, on-stage humor. Some of King's major influences are Tim Hardin, Townes Van Zandt, Phil Ochs, Elvis Costello, Roy Orbison, Hank Williams, George Jones.… Read More

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    Daddy King's Story Told In New Documentary
    Huffington Post - Jan 18, 2016
  • What’s On September 17, 2013
    The Gazette - Sep 17, 2013
  • Book Review: Stylish Summer Reads From Phoenix Yard Children’s Books
    Burnley Express - Jun 28, 2013
  • Hitchhiking Cat 'mata Hairi' Headed Home To Oregon
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 17, 2013

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Michael Weston King.

CHILDHOOD

1961 Birth Michael Weston King was born in Derbyshire in 1961 but was raised in the Lancastrian seaside town of Southport. … Read More

THIRTIES

1995 33 Years Old In 1995 they signed to the German label Glitterhouse Records who released their debut album, "Singing The Glory Down". … Read More
1996 34 Years Old In 1996 they released the album "The Kings Highway", and then in 1997 "Wines, Lines and Valentines".
1999 37 Years Old King's debut solo album, "God Shaped Hole" was released in October 1999, on Glitterhouse Records. … Read More

FORTIES

2002 40 Years Old In 2002, and after 200 solo shows across Europe and America, King released "Live In Dinky Town", a collection of live and solo performances gathered shows in Hamburg, Austin, Amsterdam, Bilbao and Manchester. … Read More
2005 43 Years Old The songbook Beautiful Lies - the songs of Michael Weston King was published in 2005. … Read More
2010 48 Years Old 2010 saw the release of his latest solo album, a collection of protest songs entitled "I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier". … Read More
2011 49 Years Old In 2011, the album he had made in 2009, under the band name My Darling Clementine saw its UK release. … Read More
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