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Soul Singer Ben E. King Dies at 76

Soul singer Ben E. King, famous for the hit song "Stand by Me" died on Thursday at the age of 76, his representative said on Friday. "He passed away on Thursday," said publicist Phil Brown, adding that he was still getting details. King, born in North Carolina and known for his deep baritone voice, began his career in the doo-wop group The Five Crowns, which later became The Drifters. The group had a string of hits with Atlantic Records and were inducted in...

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