Quotes by Ben E. King

About Ben E. King:

Benjamin Earl King was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer. He was perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a US Top 10 hit, both in 1961 and later in 1986 (when it was used as the theme to the film of the same name), a number one hit in the UK in 1987, and no. 25 on the RIAA's list of Songs of the Century—and as one of the principal lead singers of the R&B vocal group the Drifters.

Author Bio

  • NameBen E. King
  • DescriptionAmerican soul singer and composer
  • BornSeptember 28, 1938
  • DiedApril 30, 2015
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionSinger; Musician; Songwriter; Singer-songwriter