While I’ve featured a lot of cover of The Drifters and Ben E. King on the show before, I’ve never dedicated a whole show to their music – until tonight! Covers of and by Ben E. King and The Drifters, along with some original songs that they helped to popularize. (57 minutes)


Title Artist Album Original Artist More
1 Under The Boardwalk Rhythms Del Mundo feat. The Rolling Stones Classics Drifters
Album Rhythms del Mundo: Classics - Rhythms del Mundo & Various Artists
2 Ruby Baby Everybody’s Talking Louisiana Drifters
Album Ruby Baby - Louisiana
3 Poison Ivy Clem Snide Fan Chosen Covers (Best of) Drifters
4 Drip Drop The Persuasions Acappella Drifters
Album Drip Drop - Acappella
5 I Count The Tears Gerry & The Pacemakers You’ll Never Walk Alone (The EMI Years 1963-1966) Drifters
Album I Count the Tears - You'll Never Walk Alone (The EMI Years 1963-1966)
6 On Broadway The Crystals He’s A Rebel Crystals
Album On Broadway - He's a Rebel
7 Up On The Roof Little Eva Greatest Hits Little Eva
Album Little Eva
8 This Magic Moment The Misfits Project 1950 Drifters
Album The Misfits
9 Please Stay Elvis Costello Kojak Variety Drifters
Album Please Stay - Kojak Variety
10 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) Ben E. King One Step Up/Two Steps Back: The Songs Of Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen
11 Stand By Me Tracy Chapman XM Radio Sessions – Hear Music Volume 1 Ben E. King
12 Spanish Harlem Willy Deville Acoustic Trio The Willy DeVille Acoustic Trio In Berlin Ben E. King
Album The Willy DeVille Acoustic Trio In Berlin - Willy DeVille Acoustic Trio
13 Save The Last Dance The Walkmen Pussy Cats Starring The Walkmen Drifters
Album Save the Last Dance - Pussy Cats Starring the Walkmen

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