63 Years Ago, The Platters Released “The Great Pretender”. Can You Recall It?


What is the history of “The Great Pretender”? By the birthday of the leading tenor of the PLATTERS Tony Williams in the 1950s among black singers becomes very popular style, which is later called the word “doo-wop”. The main role is played by the vocals, which did not cease throughout the song and created the background for the leading voice.

Well, the rest of the Toolkit played only a supporting role. The first “stars” of du-wop were the participants of the American Vocal Quartet the PLATTERS, who gave the world at least two scented ballads that remember, love and sing for more than half a century.

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