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Clyde McPhatter

Clyde McPhatter
Born: Nov 15, 1932 in Durham, NC
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Died: Jun 13, 1972 in New York, NY
Genre: R&B
Biography: Clyde McPhatter was one of the most influential R&B singers of the '50s and early '60s. In his own time, his name and voice loomed so much larger than that of the group the Drifters, which he founded, that it took five years for them to recover from his departure. McPhatter was idolized by Black audiences ...Read full biography
Bip Bam
Released: 1984
Label: Edsel
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Clyde McPhatter
Released: 1959
Label: Atlantic
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McPhatter's final original album for Atlantic is a must-hear release, some of the sweetest and brightest R&B of its period, a little more balanced and unified in its sound than its predecessor with more ...Read full review