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Ben E. King

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". Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben E. King, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 28, 1938 In Henderson, North Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
5
First Appeared:
In the series Ready Steady Go! 1963-08-09
Latest Project:
Movie BANG! The Bert Berns Story 2016-03-11
Known For
Poster of BANG! The Bert Berns Story
Poster of Lennon or McCartney
Poster of Chicago Hope
Poster of Ready Steady Go!
Filmography
Movie BANG! The Bert Berns Story Himself 2016-03-11
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself (voice) 2014-12-12
Movie Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular 2001-12-10
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series Ready Steady Go! Unknown 1963-08-09