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Top Songs

1
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes [Single Version]
2
Only You (And You Alone) [Single Version]
3
My Prayer
4
Twilight Time [Single Version]
5
The Great Pretender [Single Version]

Albums

  • My Prayer

    May 2020 • 12 songs

  • Only You

    May 2020 • 12 songs

  • Sixteen Tons

    May 2020 • 12 songs

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    With classics such as "The Great Pretender," "Only You," and their rendition of "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," the Platters were one of the preeminent doo-wop groups of the rock & roll era. Under the guidance of manager and producer Buck Ram, the Platters churned out hit after hit during the 1950s, bridging the gap between more traditional vocal-group stylings and the popular R&B grooves of the early '50s. Their sound was unique, marked by lead singer Tony Williams' powerful vocals and the feminine touch of singer Zola Taylor. Although competing versions of the Platters confused t...
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