But Brown didn't sing lead often. Ward's group was blessed with three of the great R&B leads of the '50s. (See if you don't agree.) The first of them was Clyde McPhatter, who sang on some of the early hits.
When McPhatter departed, Jackie Wilson, who'd been coached by McPhatter, took over the lead parts.
After Wilson left, Gene Mumford took over the lead, and the group had a few more hits. Here's one.