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Ben E King Dead - 'Stand By Me' Singer Dies at 76

Ben E King Dead - 'Stand By Me' Singer Dies at 76

In very sad news this morning, legendary singer Ben E King has passed away at the age of 76.

According to the Telegraph, his publicist confirmed that he died of natural causes sometime on Thursday (April 30).

Ben started out with the band The Drifters releasing hits like “There Goes My Baby” and “Save The Last Dance For Me”

He later went solo and is best known for his hit song “Stand By Me.”

Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this very hard time.

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  • John

    R.I.P.

  • GroundControl500

    What a wonderful legacy he leaves behind. He helped create the perfect soundtrack for a generation – my generation.

  • frikibabe

    He was relatively young. So sad R.I.P

  • JC

    What a legend. RIP

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