Ben E. King

Soul Singer



About

Benjamin Earl King (September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015 - (aged 76)), 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 Me\"—a 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\".<Br> Source: <A Href=\"Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page\" Target=\"_blank\" Rel=\"Me Nofollow\"> Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page</A>