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The Drifters were created in 1953 by George Treadwell & Clyde McPhatter. George Treadwell managed the group and laid the foundation of what would make The Drifters one of the greatest groups of all time. Clyde McPhatter was the lead singer of the group that also saw numerous members over the years but two others stood out above the rest. Johnny Moore and Ben E King.
Performing their hits such as Under The Boardwalk, Like Sister & Brother, Up On The Roof, Saturday Night At The Movies, Come On Over To My Place,Save The Last Dance For Me and many more...
The Drifters delivered numerous hits on both sides of the Atlantic that saw them inducted into the 'Rock & Roll Hall of Fame' in 1988. In 1993 The Drifters were requested by the President of the United States of ?America to perform at the White House. In 2004 The Drifters were ranked at no.81 by 'Rolling Stone Magazine' top 100 'Greatest of All Time'.
As one of the longest serving bands in history, The Drifters have collated a huge catalogue of over 50 hits, selling in excess of 214 million singles and 114 million albums across the world. Since their creation, the line up of The Drifters has undergone many changes with more than 60 different singers, including icons such as Clyde McPhatter, Ben E King, Johnny Moore and Rudy Lewis. The Drifters perform a selection of gems from their treasure trove of hits from the last 60 years, which include Saturday Night At The Movies, Under The Boardwalk, Come On Over To My Place, Kissing In The Back Row Of The Movies, Save The Last Dance For Me and There Goes My First Love, as well as their new material.
See 66 tour dates featuring The Drifters
- Fairlee Road
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