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The Drifters was a soul and vocal group, with many lead singers. Clyde McPhatter, Bill Pinkney, Johnny Lee Williams, Ben E. King, Rudy Lewis, Johnny Moore, and Rick Sheppard shared the lead singer role over time. The greatest hit by The Drifters was Save The Last Dance For Me. Find a song by The Drifters!


Popular Tune Timeline for The Drifters


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  1 Money Honey   1952  
  Clyde McPlatter And The Drifters  
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  2 Lucille   1953  
  Clyde McPlatter And The Drifters  
    YouTube    

  3 Such A Night   1953  
  Clyde McPlatter And The Drifters  
    YouTube    

  4 Honey Love   1953  
  Clyde McPlatter & The Drifters  
    YouTube    

  5 Bip Bam   1953  
  The Drifters Featuring Clyde McPhatter  
    YouTube    

  6 White Christmas   1954  
  The Drifters Featuring Clyde McPhatter And Bill Pinckney  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  7 What'cha Gonna Do   1954  
  Clyde McPlatter And The Drifters  
    YouTube    

  8 Adorable   1954  
    YouTube    

  9 Steamboat   1955  
    YouTube    

  10 Ruby Baby   1955  
    YouTube    

  11 I Got Myself A Woman   1955  
    YouTube    

  12 Soldier Of Fortune   1955  
    YouTube    

  13 Fools Fall In Love   Mar 1957  
    YouTube    

  14 Hypnotized   Jun 1957  
    YouTube    

  15 I Know   Dec 1957  
    YouTube    

  16 Moonlight Bay   Jun 1958  
    YouTube    

  17 Drip Drop   Aug 1958  
    YouTube    

  18 There Goes My Baby 1   Aug 1959  
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  19 (If You Cry) True Love, True Love 6   Nov 1959  
    YouTube    

  20 Dance With Me 11   Dec 1959  
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  21 Baltimore   Feb 1960  
    YouTube    

  22 This Magic Moment 8   Apr 1960  
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  23 Hey Senorita   Jun 1960  
    YouTube    

  24 Lonely Winds   Jul 1960  
    YouTube    

  25 Save The Last Dance For Me 1   Oct 1960  
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  26 I Count The Tears 10   Jan 1961  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  27 Some Kind Of Wonderful 4   May 1961  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  28 Please Stay 14   Jul 1961  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  29 Loneliness Or Happiness   Oct 1961  
    YouTube    

  30 Sweets For My Sweet 16   Oct 1961  
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  31 Room Full Of Tears   Dec 1961  
    YouTube    

  32 Somebody New Dancin' With You   Jan 1962  
    YouTube    

  33 Mexican Divorce   Mar 1962  
    YouTube    

  34 When My Little Girl Is Smiling 20   Mar 1962  
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  35 Stranger On The Shore   May 1962  
    YouTube    

  36 What To Do   May 1962  
    YouTube    

  37 Sometimes I Wonder   Jul 1962  
    YouTube    

  38 Another Night With The Boys   Jan 1963  
    YouTube    

  39 Up On The Roof 3   Feb 1963  
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  40 On Broadway 9   Apr 1963  
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  41 Rat Race   Jun 1963  
    YouTube    

  42 If You Don't Come Back   Aug 1963  
    YouTube    

  43 I'll Take You Home 17   Oct 1963  
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  44 Vaya Con Dios   Feb 1964  
    YouTube    

  45 One Way Love   May 1964  
    YouTube    

  46 Under The Boardwalk 2   Aug 1964  
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  47 I've Got Sand In My Shoes   Oct 1964  
    YouTube    

  48 Saturday Night At The Movies 15   Dec 1964  
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  49 The Christmas Song   Dec 1964  
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  50 At The Club   Feb 1965  
    YouTube    

  51 Chains Of Love   Apr 1965  
    YouTube    

  52 Come On Over To My Place   May 1965  
    YouTube    

  53 Follow Me   Jul 1965  
    YouTube    

  54 I'll Take You Where The Music's Playing   Aug 1965  
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  55 We Gotta Sing   Dec 1965  
    YouTube    

  56 Memories Are Made Of This   Apr 1966  
    YouTube    

  57 You Can't Love Them All   May 1966  
    YouTube    

  58 Baby What I Mean   Dec 1966  
    YouTube    

  59 Ain't It The Truth   Sep 1967  
    YouTube    

  60 Still Burning In My Heart   Jan 1968  
    YouTube    

  61 Your Best Friend   May 1969  
    YouTube    

  62 You Got To Pay Your Dues   Jul 1970  
    YouTube    

  63 A Rose By Any Other Name   Mar 1971  
    YouTube    

  64 You've Got Your Troubles   Mar 1973  
    YouTube    

  65 Like Sister And Brother   Sep 1973  
    YouTube    

  66 A Midsummer Night In Harlem   Jul 1974  
  Charlie Thomas And The Drifters  
    YouTube    

  67 Kissin' In The Back Row Of The Movies   Sep 1974  
    YouTube    

  68 Down On The Beach Tonight   Nov 1974  
    YouTube    

  69 Can I Take You Home Little Girl   Jan 1976  
    YouTube    

  70 Hello Happiness   Apr 1976  
    YouTube    

  71 You're More Than A Number In My Little Red Book   Jan 1977  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  72 (More Than A Number In My) Little Red Book   Sep 1980  
  Bill Pinkney And The Original Drifters  
    YouTube    

  73 I'll Be Home For Christmas   Dec 1996  
  The Drifters Featuring Rick Sheppard  
    YouTube    


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  Songs on this page were all released as singles, most on Atlantic Records and usually with two songs, one on each side. For songs that had two popular sides, both sides are listed separately. Songs are in chronological order of peak popularity (or alphabetical order on the alpha page). Often, a B-side of a single would receive initial notice after the main side, but would peak earlier. For example, Sweets For My Sweet came out in September. B-side Loneliness Or Happiness became hot in August. The B-side peaked and faded even while the main hit song was still rising, so it is listed first.  


Related Song Features for The Drifters artist popular songs


Top Pop Songs by The Drifters

1Save The Last Dance For Me
2Under The Boardwalk
3Up On The Roof
4Some Kind Of Wonderful
5I Count The Tears
6This Magic Moment
7On Broadway
8Please Stay
9Sweets For My Sweet
10Saturday Night At The Movies

Classic Songs by The Drifters

1There Goes My Baby
2(If You Cry) True Love, True Love
3Dance With Me
4Honey Love

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