Friday, May 01, 2015

Ben E. King, R. I. P.

WTOP: Now, legendary musician Ben E. King has died at age 76, according to the BBC. King began with the 1950s group The Drifters, before turning solo with the hit “Stand By Me.”

3 comments:

Todd Mason said...

I preferred his work with the Drifters to his solo work...but, gosh, another sharp pang. He won't be forgotten soon.

Tom Johnson said...

Stand By Me has always been a favorite of mine.

Bill Crider said...

I like most everything he did, both as a solo and with the Drifters. One of the greats.