After party: Elvis with Clyde McPhatter of The Drifters
June 13, 1972
The Drifters’ original lead singer, Clyde McPhatter died. He was considered by many as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest voices and Elvis Presley was one of his biggest fans. Joined Billy Ward & the Dominoes in 1950, formed The Drifters in 1953, had several solo hits including 1962 ‘Lover Please,’ was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that people convicted of “hate crimes” could be sentenced to additional punishment.
a chance to appear on U.S. postage stamps with Elvis Presley. … Dinah Washington, Richie Valens and Clyde McPhatter