11 Ben E. King Songs That Prove Why You Should Care About His Death

Ben E. King, one of the lead singers of The Drifters and singer/co-writer of the classic hit “Stand By Me,” passed away yesterday at the age of 76. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with The Drifters in 1988. In honor of his outstanding career, we’ve collected just a few of his works to remind everyone what an immense impact his music had on the world.

1. “There Goes My Baby”

2. “Spanish Harlem”

3. “This Magic Moment”

4. “I Who Have Nothing”

5. “That’s When It Hurts”

6. “I Count The Tears”

7. “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)”

8. “Save The Last Dance For Me”

9. “Supernatural Thing–Part 1”

10. “Dance With Me”

And of course…

11. “Stand By Me”

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