The 500 Greatest Songs of the 1950s: 200 – 191
a Latin dance rhythm putting emphasis on the latter parts of the beat pattern
When Every Night Was A Saturday Night Fever With the Drifters
the last time they were a pop phenomena was in the 70s.
1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1960s – 990 to 981
a classic pop look at euphoric love
The Drifters In The UK
I saw the Drifters a coupla years ago, whoever was with them then, with the Drifters at least there was always a lot of singers coming and going ( around 60 by my reckoning) but they didn’t go within a million miles of their 70s hits. Still, more than a number in your little black book,go on Amazon to check em out, the 70s Drifters isn’t on Itunes or Spotify.
10 Songs: Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
Tokyo Storm Warning – Elvis Costello And The Attractions – An astounding achievement, the words pull on and out and on and on till he has a dream of that revolver in her pure and but what dow e care of the world is just a joke? Now they’re hanging protest singers – A+
Ben E. King And Friends At BB Kings On Friday, November 27th, 2013, Reviewed
All of the caveats you can imagine, doesn’t change that that is Lala singing “Da Do Ron Ron”, Charlie singing “Sweets For My Sweet” and yes, the real, the indominatable Ben E. singing “Spanish Harlem”. These are immortal pop tracks.