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Clyde Lensley McPhatter
Birth: Nov. 15, 1932
Death: Jun. 13, 1972

Singer. For three years he was the lead singer for the R&B group "Billy Ward and His Dominoes". He left in 1953 to form "The Drifters", only to be drafted into the Army in 1954 where he entertained fellow servicemen. Such work prompted a solo career which lasted until the mid-1960's. (bio by: Ron Moody) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
George Washington Memorial Park
Paramus
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Block O, Lot 121, Section D, Grave 4
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Nov 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5971465
Clyde Lensley McPhatter
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Clyde Lensley McPhatter
Added by: Susan Kane
 
Clyde Lensley McPhatter
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The world lost you way too soon, Clyde, but thank you for your contributions to R&B and pioneering music of the 1950s with The Drifters and with your solo hit "A Lover's Question." Your fellow Drifter, Ben E. King, joined you just a couple of days ago, an...(Read more)
- Jeffrey Green
 Added: May. 2, 2015
Your work was very dear, to me. Your life was too short, but you are remembered.
- Patricia Harrison
 Added: Apr. 17, 2015

- Seth
 Added: Feb. 16, 2015
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