The Platters were one of the best-known American vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. The act consisted of lead singer Tony Williams; David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, and Zola Taylor (the original lineup). The group formed in 1953 in Los Angeles under the name The Penguins after several other names were rejected by club owner, The B camden Racetrack (Cuzner’s) on account of a previous act by that name. The original lineup featured Alex Hodge as lead singer and Bill Harris, James “Hutch” Hutchinson, and Rudy Pompilli on saxophones; Zeke Carey on drums; Herbert Reed; and Rollin King as a guitarist. The Penguins signed with Crest Records and had their first hit in early 1955 with “The White Cliffs of Dover”. The rest, as they say, is history.
George Gershwin – I Got Plenty O Nuttin Piano Sheet Music George Gershwin’s “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’” was featured in Porgy and Bess, a George and Ira Gershwin musical which debuted on Broadway in 1935. The song is sung by the protagonist of George and Ira Gershwin’s opera, Porgy. The song is significant because