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The Drifters

3 Ratings: 3.7
Vocal group formed to showcase lead singer Clyde McPhatter on Atlantic in 1953. In 1958 the original Drifters disbanded and a group known as the Five Crowns were brought in and renamed The Drifters.

The Drifters helped create soul music by bringing gospel-styled vocals to secular material. Literally scores of singers (like Clyde McPhatter and Ben E. King) worked with this durable institution. After McPhatter left Billy Ward and His Dominoes [see … see full wiki

Tags: Music, Pop, 1960s, Oldies, R&b
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