The Platters



The Platters

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1954
Born
November 30, -0001 in Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
Biography
The Platters were a successful black vocal group of the early rock n roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock n roll Tin Pan Alley tradition of the Ink Spots and the Mills Brothers and the explosion of teenage music in the mid 1950s. The most successful incarnation of the group comprised lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, and Zola Taylor. The Platters formed in Los Angeles, CA, USA in 1953 and were initially managed by Ralph Bass. They had a contract with Federal Records but experienced little record success until they met music entrepreneur and songwriter Buck Ram.
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Top Songs by The Platters


Golden Hits

Only You

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Great Pretender

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The Great Pretender

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

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Greatest Hits

Magic Touch

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Golden Hits

Sixteen Tons

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Have The Magic Touch

I Love You, Yes I Do

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Universal Masters Collection

The Great Pretender [Single Version]

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I Get The Sweetest Feeling

I Get the Sweetest Feeling

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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

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Christmas with the Platters

All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Going Back To Detroit

Going Back To Detroit

The Platters December 3, 2017

10 Tracks

Have The Magic Touch

Have The Magic Touch

The Platters November 12, 2014

11 Tracks

Blue Christmas

Blue Christmas

The Platters July 24, 2014

12 Tracks

The Great Pretender

The Great Pretender

The Platters June 30, 2014

16 Tracks

My Dream - The Collection

My Dream - The Collection

The Platters May 7, 2014

16 Tracks

Classic

Classic

The Platters January 1, 2014

17 Tracks

Remember When?

Remember When?

The Platters February 26, 2013

12 Tracks

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

The Platters January 1, 2012

19 Tracks

The Great Pretender

The Great Pretender

The Platters January 1, 2012

11 Tracks

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