Ben E King Dead At 76
May 1, 2015 at 7:30 AM (PT)
BEN E KING, best known for his classic "Stand By Me," has died at 76.
THE BBC notes, "KING started his career in the late 1950s with THE DRIFTERS, singing on hits including 'There Goes My Baby' and 'Save The Last Dance For Me'. After going solo, he hit the U.S. top five with 'Stand By Me' in 1961."