The Platters

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USA vocal group formed in Los Angeles in 1952. They were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. 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. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart between 1955 and 1967, including four number-one hits. The Platters were one of the first African-American groups to be accepted as a major chart group and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world. Originally managed by Ralph Bass, they were later managed by songwriter Buck Ram. Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 (Performer).
Original line-up (1952-53): Alex Hodge, Cornell Gunter, David Lynch, Joe Jefferson, Gaynel Hodge
Later line-up (1953+): Tony Williams, Zola Taylor, Paul Robi, David Lynch, Herb Reed
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Albums

MG 20146 The Platters - The Platters album art The Platters The Platters (Album) Mercury MG 20146 Netherlands 1956 Sell This Version
LD-80-008 The Platters - Volume Two album art Los Plateros* Volume Two (Album) Mercury LD-80-008 Argentina 1956 Sell This Version
MG 21000 The Platters - Vol. IV album art The Platters Vol. IV Mercury, Music MG 21000 Italy 1957 Sell This Version
MGW-12226 The Platters - The Flying Platters album art The Platters The Flying Platters (Album) Mercury MGW-12226 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
651 The Platters - The Platters album art The Platters The Platters (Album) Federal (5) 651 US 1957 Sell This Version
MG 031 The Platters - The Platters album art The Platters The Platters(10") Mercury MG 031 Uruguay 1957 Sell This Version
7180 The Platters - Only You album art Les Platters* Only You (Album) Mercury, Mercury 7180 France 1958 Sell This Version
7184 The Platters - The Flying Platters Around The World album art Les Platters* The Flying Platters Around The World (Album) Mercury 7184 France 1958 Sell This Version
SLP 6024 The Platters - Remember When? album art The Platters Remember When? (Album) Mercury, Mercury SLP 6024 Brazil 1959 Sell This Version
MGW 12112, MGW-12112 The Platters - Encores! album art The Platters Encores! (Comp, Album) Mercury Wing, Wing Records MGW 12112, MGW-12112 US 1960 Sell This Version
MG 20481, MG-20481 The Platters - Reflections album art The Platters Reflections (Album) Mercury MG 20481, MG-20481 US 1960 Sell This Version
MG 20613 The Platters - Encore Of Broadway Golden Hits album art The Platters Encore Of Broadway Golden Hits (Album) Mercury MG 20613 US 1961 Sell This Version
MMC. 14072 The Platters - Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries! album art The Platters Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries! (Album, Single) Mercury MMC. 14072 UK 1961 Sell This Version
NG 119 The Platters - Only You album art The Platters And Selections By The Exotic Guitars The Platters And Selections By The Exotic Guitars - Only You (Album) Guest Star NG 119 US 1962 Sell This Version
MG 20669 The Platters - Song For The Lonely album art The Platters Song For The Lonely (Album) Mercury MG 20669 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
135 321 MCY The Platters - All Time Movie Hits album art The Platters All Time Movie Hits Mercury 135 321 MCY Netherlands 1962 Sell This Version
SR 60893 The Platters - (Encore Of) Golden Hits Of The Groups album art The Platters (Encore Of) Golden Hits Of The Groups (Album) Mercury SR 60893 US 1963 Sell This Version
SR 60841 The Platters - Christmas With The Platters album art The Platters Christmas With The Platters (Album) Mercury SR 60841 US 1963 Sell This Version
135 296 MCY The Platters - Sing Of Your Moonlight Memories album art The Platters Sing Of Your Moonlight Memories (Album) Mercury, Mercury 135 296 MCY Netherlands 1963 Sell This Version
MG 20808 The Platters - The Platters Sing Latino album art The Platters The Platters Sing Latino (Album) Mercury MG 20808 US 1963 Sell This Version
MG 20410 The Platters - Remember When? album art The Platters Remember When?(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Mercury MG 20410 US 1963 Sell This Version
MG 20983 The Platters - The New Soul Of The Platters - Campus Style album art The Platters The New Soul Of The Platters - Campus Style (Album) Mercury MG 20983 US 1964 Sell This Version
MM2091 The Platters - I Love You 1,000 Times album art The Platters I Love You 1,000 Times (Album) Musicor Records MM2091 US 1966 Sell This Version
MM2111 The Platters - Have The Magic Touch album art The Platters Have The Magic Touch (Album) Musicor Records, Musicor Records MM2111 US 1966 Sell This Version
MM2125, MM-2125 The Platters - Going Back To Detroit album art The Platters Going Back To Detroit (Album) Musicor Records, Musicor Records MM2125, MM-2125 US 1967 Sell This Version