Heretic Posted May 1, 2015 Share Posted May 1, 2015 RIP to a great R&B legend. Soul singer Ben E. King, best known for his hit ‘Stand by Me,’ has passed away. He was 76 years old.The North Carolina-born R&B legend died Thursday of natural causes, his agent told the Telegraph. King rose to fame in the 1950s as a member of the Drifters. He later began his solo career and quickly rose to the top with the 1961 hit "Stand By Me." It became a top-10 hit again in 1986, when it was used in the film of the same name. http://www.wbls.com/news/news/rest-peace-soul-singer-ben-e-king-has-passed-away-76 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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