Formed Date
December 12, 1953
Origin
New York City, NY
Genre
R&B
1932-1972

Clyde McPhatter

85

Charlie Thomas

1946-2007

Clarence Tex Walker

1934-1998

Johnny Moore

1925-2007

Bill Pinkney

About The Drifters

About

Doo-wop and R&B/soul group originally formed to be a backing group for Clyde McPhatter. Various editions of The Drifters were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

Trivia

The long-lasting group would feature more than 60 original members in their history.