Ben E. King, the smooth, soulful baritone who led the Drifters on “There Goes My Baby,” “Save the Last Dance for Me” and other hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and as a solo artist recorded the classic singles “Spanish Harlem” and “Stand by Me,” died on Thursday in Hackensack, N.J. He was 76.
Friday, May 01, 2015
What a beautiful voice, lost
Ben E. King, Soulful Singer, Dies at 76; ‘Stand by Me’ Was One of His Hits