May 01, 2015

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

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. He was 76. King died Thursday of natural causes, his publicist Phil Brown told The Associated Press on Friday. His attorney, Judy Tint, said he died at The Hackensack...

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