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Jim King (born Alec Woodburn, 5 May 1942, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England) was an original member of the British rock band, Family. He played saxophone and harmonica, and sang occasional lead vocals on the band's first two albums, Music in a Doll's House and Family Entertainment. King also sang the entire lead vocal on "Observations From a Hill", a song on the latter album.

Jim, as he became known, formed James King and the Farinas (later just The Farinas), a blues based rock and roll group, with guitarist Charlie Whitney in Leicester in 1962. He was the group's lead singer until Roger Chapman joined in 1966, at which point the group had begun to perform under the name The Roaring Sixties. The name Family was decided upon later. King's influence on the group's first two albums can be heard clearly with his freewheeling saxophone solos and his blues-based harmonica passages. Because he fulfilled the same role in Family that Chris Wood did in Traffic, comparisons between the two were inevitable.

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