I've loved listening to Clyde McPhatter's voice from the moment I first heard it, late in 1958, on his biggest solo hit, "A Lover's Question." Here's a synopsis of his impact and influence:

In the summer of 1951, The Dominoes' swaggering "Sixty-Minute Man" enjoyed over three months at #1 on the R&B charts and even made it into the top 20 on the pop charts. Bill Brown, a bass vocalist, sang the lead. Soaring on top of the vocal arrangement was the unmistakeable gospel tenor... (more)