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Rudy Lewis Death, The Drifters: A Famous Man Few People Knew

Tweet Rudy Lewis was born on August 23, 1936, and died on May 20, 1964 when he was 27 years and 271 days old. He was a member of the Drifters for several years and his voice can be heard as the lead on two of their biggest hits – Up On the Roof, and On Broadway. As a member of a vocal group it was his fate to be one of the most well-known voices on the radio at one time, and yet his name is virtually unknown to the public, in spite of an unsuccessful attempt at a … Continue reading

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