We all remember Ben E. King. ‘For A Day’

This day (April 30, 2015), in Teaneck, New Jersey, died Ben E. King, an American soul singer.

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Digest Tracklist :

Stand By Me . Save The Last Dance For Me (2012) . Spanish Harlem . This Magic Morment . Ben E King & Juke – Money Honey (1987) . It’S Amazing (1968) .

TOP 10

Ben E King Top 10 :

Stand By Me . Spanish Harlem . This Magic Moment . Amor . Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow . I (Who Have Nothing) . Supernatural Thing . Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) . Young Boy Blues . Street Tough .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on August 20, 1962, Don’t Play That Song! is the third studio album by Ben E. King, featuring Stand by Me, Ecstasy, First Taste of Love, Here Comes the Night and the title track. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[2011] Ben E. King will perform a few classics at Jazz Café in London >> 24 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] Chuck Jackson, Ben E. King, Al Green, Teddy Pendergrass and more celebrate soul music during the Apollo Hall of Fame Concert held at Apollo Theater in New-York City >> 22 MINUTES >>

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Wikipedia : This day (April 30, 2015), in Teaneck, New Jersey, died Ben E. King, an American soul singer.

Official Site : King only recorded 13 songs with The Drifters, including a non-single called Temptation (later redone by Drifters vocalist Johnny Moore). In May 1960, King left the Drifters, assuming the more memorable stage name Ben E. King in preparation for a successful solo career.

@allmusic : King’s plaintive baritone had all the passion of gospel, but the settings in which it was displayed were tailored more for his honey smooth phrasing and crisp enunciation, proving for perhaps the first time that R&B could be sophisticated and accessible to straight pop audiences

@last.fm : His hits after 1963 were “What Is Soul?” (1967), “Supernatural Thing, Part 1” (1975), and the re-issue in 1986 of “Stand By Me” following the song’s use as the theme music to the movie of the same name.

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