The Platters

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer

Category: Performer

Inducted in: 1990

Inducted by: Phil Spector

Nominated in: 1988   1989   1990

First Eligible: 1986 Ceremony

Inducted Members: David Lynch, Herb Reed, Paul Robi, Zola Taylor and Tony Williams

Snubbed Members: Sonny Turner

Inducted into Rock Hall Revisited in 1992 (ranked #235) .

Essential Songs (?)WikipediaAmazon MP3YouTube
The Great Pretender (1955)
Only You (And You Alone) (1955)
(You've Got) The Magic Touch (1956)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1958)

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4 comments so far (post your own)


The Platters are great

Posted by Danny on Friday, 09.19.08 @ 18:27pm

I just heard the awful news about Herb Reed's passing. R.I.P., Mr. Reed. The Platters were one of the classiest and the best vocal groups.

Posted by Zach on Wednesday, 06.6.12 @ 17:50pm

Wow another gone
So many of late I wonder what it all means?

Posted by Happy on Wednesday, 06.6.12 @ 19:44pm

RIP, Herb Reed.

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Thursday, 06.7.12 @ 03:37am

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