July 19, 1958: Drifters manager George Treadwell fires the entire group and installs the existing group—Ben E. King and the Five Crowns--in their place, renaming them the Drifters…
This lineup featured a tenor lead by the name of
Ben E. King
Ben E King and The Drifters would prove to be the most popular critically and commercially, line-up for the group, releasing hits like…
"There Goes My Baby"
"This Magic Moment"
"Save the Last Dance for Me"
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