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Ben E. King Dead At 76

The singer, best known for his huge international hit Stand By Me, died from natural causes at his home in New Jersey, but...

Guitarist Mickey Baker Dies

Guitarist Mickey Baker has died. He was 87.The musician passed away at his home near Toulouse, France, last week (27Nov12). His cause of death was...

The Drifters Hit By Thieves On Tour

Veteran soul group The Drifters have called in police after thieves raided their tour bus and stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment.The Sweets for...

The Drifters Record Moving Track For Fan's Funeral

The Drifters helped make a late fan's funeral even more moving by recording a special version of a beloved track to be played at the...

Music Manager Treadwell Dies

The Drifters' long time manager Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell has died at the age of 84.The pioneering music mogul, who was one of the first female...

The Drifters Settle Name Dispute

THE DRIFTERS have reached an out-of-court settlement with a band who were posing under the same name. The vocals group, which has featured more than...

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Last Drifter Dies

BILL PINKNEY, the last original member of THE DRIFTERS, has been found dead in a Florida hotel room. He was 81. The South Carolina-born singer...

Last Drifter Dies

BILL PINKNEY, the last original member of THE DRIFTERS, has been found dead in a Florida hotel room. He was 81. The South Carolina-born singer...

Legal Battle Over Drifters Name

The former manager of THE DRIFTERS has launched legal action to gain control of the veteran soul band's name. FAYE TREADWELL - wife of late...

Drifters In Serious Car Crash

Veteran soul band THE DRIFTERS were involved in a serious car accident in England in the early hours of this morning (12MAR07), with one member...

Drifters Founder Sues 'Fake Band'

The founders of THE DRIFTERS are suing four musicians they claim are unlawfully pretending to be the legendary pop group. The Treadwell family set up...