The Platters Tribute

On August 7, 1992 : Tony Williams dies at the age of 64.
On January 2, 1981: David Lynch dies at the age of 52.
On June 1, 1989: Paul Robi dies at the age of 57.

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The Platters were one of popular music's most successful vocal groups during the 1950s and early 60s. The team's vocal harmony and smooth tones not only complemented the strands of Rock And Roll but gave way to commercially successful doo-wop.

The Platters were one of the top vocal groups of the 1950's, selling 53 million records and being among the first doo-wop groups to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. The original members were; Tony Williams, the lead vocalist , David Lynch, tenor , Alex Hodge, baritone, who was soon replaced by Paul Robi , Herb Reed, bass, and Zola Taylor. Their manager and producer Buck Ram (Buck died in 1991).

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