Johnny Moore (December 14, 1934 – December 30, 1998) was an American rhythm and blues singer with the Drifters. He was one of the group's principal lead singers,leading on many of their hit singles , and was a 1988 inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with The Drifters.
Born John Alfred Moore in Selma, Alabama, United States, he began as lead of the Cleveland based group the Hornets, before being discovered by the Drifters. He joined the group as lead vocalist in New York in 1955, at age 21. He was drafted into the US Army for national service; upon returning, he recorded as a soloist under the name "Johnny Darrow". He rejoined the Drifters, now with four new members, and became the lead singer in 1964, after the death of Rudy Lewis, who was due to record "Under the Boardwalk" the next day, and Moore took over the lead vocals. Subsequently, he became permanent lead. Moore had a string of hits withЧитать далее в Википедии...
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