The World Says Goodbye to the King of Soul – Ben E King
- Ben E King
- The death of a legend
- The singer born Benjamin E Nelson, rose to fame in the late 1950s with The Drifters popularized by songs like “There Goes My Baby” and “Save the Last Dance for Me”
- Ben E King died at the age of 76 on April 30, 2015
To cut it short
Ben E King was easily noted for his distinctive voice which embodied the sounds of rhythm and blues and gospel music making his songs catchy, melodious and popular. The single “Stand by Me” was inducted in to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 and King himself was inducted into the North Carolina Hall of Fame in 2009. Here’s bidding adieu to a true legend whose appeal is timeless and one who will never be forgotten.