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The Drifters

Tuesday 1st Nov 2022

location_city Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle-upon-Tyne


The Drifters

As one of the biggest selling and longest serving bands in history, The Drifters have collated a huge catalogue of over 50 hits, selling in excess of 214 million singles and 114 million albums across the world.

Since their creation, the line up of The Drifters have undergone many changes with more than 60 different singers, including icons such as Clyde McPhatter, Ben E King, Johnny Moore and Rudy Lewis.

The name "The Drifters" is claimed by a number of bands and is subject of a legal case.

Tyne Theatre and Opera House

117 Westgate Road
Tyne and Wear