"King Holiday," King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew
This was a single released to celebrate the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20, 1986. It was recorded by the King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew. The "Chorus" featured R&B singers El DeBarge, Whitney Houston, New Edition, Menudo, Stacy Lattisaw, Lisa Lisa, Full Force, Teena Marie, Stephanie Mills and James "J.T." Taylor of Kool & The Gang.
The "Crew" was made up of Kurtis Blow, The Fat Boys, Whodini, Run-DMC and Grandmaster Melle Mel. M.L.K.'s son Dexter executive produced the project and all proceeds were donated to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
(Photo: Mercury Records)
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