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Ben E. King

Ben E. King

United States · Person · 1938–2015
Benjamin Earl King (September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015), known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer. He was perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Mea US Top 10 hit, both in 1961 and later in 1986 (when it was used as the theme to the film of the same name), a number one hit in the UK in 1987, and no. 25 on the RIAA's list of Songs of the Century—and as one of the principal lead singers of the R&B vocal group the Drifters notably singing the lead vocals of one of their biggest global hit singles (and only U.S. #1 hit) "Save the Last Dance for Me". Read more »

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Discography

Save the Last Dance for Me
1987 Official Album
Street Tough
1981 Official Album
Let Me Live in Your Life
1978 Official Album
Benny and Us
1977 Official Album
I had a Love
1976 Official Album
Supernatural
1975 Official Album
What Is Soul
1967 Official Album
Seven Letters
1965 Official Album