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Above: The Platters performing in their early years. From left to right: Reed, Williams, Taylor, Lynch (on his knee), and Robi.

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

Description: Vocalist, USA

Known For: Founding member of “The Platters”

Instruments: Voice

Music Styles: Easy Listening

Location: United States of America

Date Born: 3rd July 1929
Location Born: St Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Date Died: 2nd January 1981
Location Died: Longbeach, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer

CONTACT DETAILS
Web Site:  The Platters Information Site

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

David Lynch

Founding member of “The Platters” – the fifties vocal group.

David Lynch of St. Louis, Missouri, who was working as a cab driver when he joined.

The Platters were a successful vocal group of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition, and the burgeoning new genre.

The act went through many personnel changes, with the most successful incarnation comprising lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, and Zola Taylor.

The Platters was one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The act went through several personnel changes, with the most successful incarnation comprising lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, and Zola Taylor. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart between 1955 and 1967, including four no. 1 hits.

The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in its inaugural year of 1998.

David Lynch died in 1981.