May 01, 2015

'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, singer of such classics as "Stand By Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. King died Thursday at age 76, publicist Phil Brown told The Associated Press. Brown did not immediately have other details. As a member of the Drifters, King co-wrote and sang lead on "There Goes My Baby." The band had a string of hits featuring King, including "Save the...

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