McPhatter was lead tenor for Billy Ward And His Dominoes & largely responsible for the success they initially enjoyed.
After his tenure with the Dominoes, McPhatter formed his own group, Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters, before going solo.
Only 39 at the time of his death, Clyde McPhatter left a legacy of over 22 years of recording history. He was the first artist in music history to become a double inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, first as a member of The Drifters, and later as a solo artist. as a result, all subsequent multiple inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are said to be members of "The Clyde McPhatter Club."
Born: November 15, 1932, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Died: June 13, 1972, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 (Performer).
Singles & EPs
|45-2060||Clyde McPhatter||Deep Sea Ball / Let The Boogie Woogie Roll (7", Single, RE, Unofficial)||Atlantic (2)||45-2060||UK||2019||Sell This Version|
|6007||Clyde McPhatter||Let's Forget About The Past (7", Single, Unofficial)||Audio Arts! (2)||6007||Netherlands||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|6006||Clyde Mc Phatter*||So Close To Being In Love / From One To One (7", Single, Unofficial)||Audio Arts! (2)||6006||Netherlands||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|03-004||Clyde McPhatter / Drizabone||Clyde McPhatter / Drizabone - Please Give Me One More Chance / Pressure (7", Single, Unofficial)||Not On Label||03-004||UK||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|Clyde McPhatter With Billy Ward And His Dominoes||Clyde McPhatter With Billy Ward And His Dominoes - Clyde McPhatter With Billy Ward And His Dominoes (Comp)||Federal (6)||US||Unknown||Sell This Version|