The Platters merged Tin Pan Alley pop with just enough R&B grit to prefigure what came to be known as soul, and they were one of the most important vocal groups of the 1950s. The Platters were instrumental in putting black vocal groups on the pop map, charting with a dozen gold singles including the acknowledged classics "Only You" and "The Great Pretender," and their cover of "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," originally recorded by Paul Whiteman in 1933, has become the definitive version of this beautiful song
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The original Platters - Tony Williams, Herbert Reed, Paul Robi, David Lynch and Zola Taylor - were an unprecedented success in the early days of rock & roll, racking up 11 Top 20 hits (including four No. 1's) in just five years. Inspired by classic harmony groups like the Mills Brothers and the Ink Spots, they grew from humble beginnings in Los Angeles to becoming a household name. In 1990, 35 years after their first chart hit, the beloved Platters were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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The Platters are an American vocal group formed in 1952. They were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The act went through several personnel changes, with the most successful incarnation comprising lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, and Zola Taylor