Happy Birthday to Ben E. King!

Happy birthday to the late Ben E. King, born September 28, 1938.

Both as a member of the legendary Drifters and as a solo artist, Ben E. King established himself as a living legend. His seminal song, "Stand By Me," is considered by some the finest soul music song ever. But his career included much more, and he stood as one of the most influential singers of the past half century.

Happy birthday to the late Ben E. King, born September 28, 1938.

Both as a member of the legendary Drifters and as a solo artist, Ben E. King established himself as a living legend. His seminal song, "Stand By Me," is considered by some the finest soul music song ever. But his career included much more, and he stood as one of the most influential singers of the past half century.

By Kingkongphoto & www.celebrity-photos.com from Laurel Maryland, USA - Ben E. King from Baltimore M.D. 1990s ( Meyerhoff ), CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=74575224

 

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