Bill Pinkey & The Originals
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Contrary to what many of the obituaries about him claimed, Bill Pinkney was not an original member of the Drifters. Rather, he was one of the "Original Drifters," a performing group that he organized in the 1970s around the sound and lineup of that venerable R&B harmony vocal group of the 1950s. He had been a very early member of the Drifters, to be sure, and was part of the first lineup that actually lasted through more than one recording cycle; and his was the version of the g... Read more

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