The Platters is a great music band from United States formed in 1954.
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The Platters a vocal groups formed in 1956 from Los Angeles, Califormia has been the most successful band of the early rock and roll era.
Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock tradition and the new genre rock and roll. The Platters changed thei members during years comprising lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, and Zola Taylor.
The band had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart between 1955 and 1967, including four no. 1 hits. They were one of the first African American groups to be accepted as a major chart band and they have been the most successful vocal group in the world for a period of time.
The Platters were the only one having three songs included on the American Graffiti soundtrack: "Smoke gets in your eyes", "The great pretender", and "Only you (and you alone)".