"Spanish Harlem" is a song recorded by Ben E. King in for Atco Records. It was written by Jerry Leiber and Phil Spector and produced by Jerry Leiber. Spanish Harlem is the debut album by Ben E. King, released by Atco Records as an LP in The title track and "Amor" were released as singles. One of acts to appear was Ben E. King; and at the time his debut record, "Spanish Harlem", was at #24 on Billboard's Hot Top chart, one month earlier on. Spanish Harlem is a section of New York City with a large Latino population and a rich cultural heritage. This song is about a rose that grows through the. Ben E King - Spanish Harlem LP (stereo) - Music. Listen to Spanish Harlem on Spotify. Ben E. King · Song · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Spanish Harlem / Don't Play That Song" on Discogs. Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem (Original version in MONO recorded by Phil Spector). ; Thumbnail for Ben E. King - Spanish Harlem. Spanish Harlem. Ben E. King. Peaked at #10 on Supernatural Thing - Part I. Ben E. King. Peaked at #5 on Ben E. King "Spanish Harlem": There is a rose in Spanish Harlem A red rose up in Spanish Harlem It is the special one, it's never.