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Known for his hit songs “Stand by Me,” “This Magic Moment,” and his ballad “Spanish Harlem,” among others. He founded the Stand By Me Foundation.
He married his wife Betty in 1964 and they later welcomed three children. He also had six grandchildren.
How did Ben E. King die?
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Birthday||September 28, 1938|
|Death date||April 30, 2015|
|Place of death||Hackensack University Medical Center Emergency Room, Hackensack, New Jersey, United States|
|Place of burial||Hackensack Cemetery, Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA|
Many times I’ve gone on tours with Paul Anka. He would have someone sitting behind him to keep people from even talking to him. You were almost in a little restricted area there.Ben E. King
The industry now wants to be in charge of everything.Ben E. King
Yeah. I’m amateurish. I can play enough to write a song, or strum on a little guitar to write out a song. But, I don’t play well at all. I wouldn’t even attempt for a second to play in public.Ben E. King
It doesn’t take me long to write songs.Ben E. King
One minute we can be in a small club, the next minute we can be in a coliseum, and the next minute we can be in a small auditorium. It varies, depending on the promoter, the budget, and the travelling distance.Ben E. King