The Drifters

Did You Know: “Under The Boardwalk” By The Drifters

Be listening for “Under The Boardwalk” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Drifters[/lastfm] on ‘Tickets @ 2.’ The hit was written by Arthur Resnick and Kenny Young. Resnick also wrote “Good Lovin”‘ for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Rascals[/lastfm], and Young wrote songs […]


Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: John Lennon Covers Ben E. King

On this week in 1975, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] released his cover of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ben E. King[/lastfm]’s timeless classic “Stand By Me” as a single in the United States. “Stand By Me” was released in 1961 […]


The Top Ten Songs This Week In 1963

It’s early February, 1963.  Last year, a hot new group debuted and they’re just about to rack up their 3rd #1 hit in a row.  Out of New Jersey, The 4 Seasons, led by [lastfm […]


Looking Back on This Past Week in ROCK ‘N’ ROLL History

1960 — Ben E. King left the Drifters and signed a solo contract with Atco Records. He sang lead with the group on their ONLY #1 hit, “Save The Last Dance For Me,” a tune […]