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NAME: Carter King

FAMILY: Parents: Tom (UGA ‘68) and Susan King; Siblings: Brooks King (UGA ‘03) and Courtney King

HOME TOWN: Atlanta, Georgia

CURRENT TOWN: Nashville, Tennessee

WHAT YEARS AT UGA: 2005-2009, in Athens until 2012

SCHOOL/DEGREE: Franklin, Economics

PROFESSION: Founding member of Futurebirds

TIES TO ATHENS MUSIC: Playing in bands in Athens since 2005


To name a few of many: Dexateens on the front lawn of Chi Phi in 2005. My Morning Jacket ‘Under the Sea Prom’ at 40 Watt 2006 was pretty mind-blowing. Drive-By Truckers ‘Dirt Underneath Tour’ 2007 at Georgia Theatre.

Carter’s Playlist

Secret Messages – Electric Light Orchestra

The Working Man – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Door Number Three – Jimmy Buffet

Bertha – Grateful Dead (Live)

Ill Fitting Suit – Color Green

Right Hand on my Heart – The Whigs

Pleas – Widespread Panic

Saddle in the Rain – John Prine

Dooley’s Junkyard Dogs – James Brown

Gone Dead Train – Randy Newman

Highwayman – The Highwaymen

Until the Led – Vic Chesnutt

Deacon Blues – Steely Dan

Someone Great – LCD Soundsystem

Keith and Donna – Futurebirds

Grave Architecture – Pavement

Eyes of the World – Grateful Dead

The Pilgrim, Chapter 33 – Kris Kristofferson

By The Time I Get to Phoenix – Glen Campbell

This Wheel’s on Fire – The Byrds (Live)

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