Obit Ben E King

The Rev. Dr. Lester Taylor, Jr. sings during a memorial for local legendary soul singer Ben E. King at the Community Baptist Church in Englewood, N.J., Thursday, May 7, 2015. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm ‘n blues classics as “Stand by Me,” ”There Goes My Baby” and “Spanish Harlem,” died April 30. He was 76. (Carmine Galasso/The Record of Bergen County via AP)

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