Karl L. King (February 21, 1891 – March 31, 1971) was a United States march music bandmaster and composer. He is best known as the composer of "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite".
Birth and Death Data: Born February 21st, 1891 (Paintersville), Died March 31st, 1971 (Fort Dodge)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-19683||10-in.||5/6/1917||Alpine sunset||Karl King Band||Band||composer, conductor|
|Victor||B-19684||10-in.||5/6/1917||The huntress march||Karl King Band||Band||conductor, composer|
|Victor||B-19694||10-in.||5/6/1917||Moonlight on the Nile||Karl King Band||Band||conductor, composer|
|Victor||B-19695||10-in.||5/6/1917||Barnum and Bailey's favorite march||Karl King Band||Band||conductor, composer|
|Victor||BVE-36719||10-in.||10/15/1926||Barnum and Bailey's favorite||American Legion Official Band ; James A. Melichar||Band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-62431||10-in.||5/25/1930||Pageantry||Merle Evans ; Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Band||Band, with calliope||composer|
|Victor||BS-026602||10-in.||8/15/1938||Indiana, our Indiana||Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||81566||10-in.||2/15/1924||The joy riders||Harmony Military Band||Band||composer|
|OKeh||S-70429||10-in.||Jan. 1922||Cyrus the Great||Arthur H. Hoffman ; Mecca Temple Shrine Band of New York||Band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Karl," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104175.
King, Karl. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104175.
"King, Karl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.
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