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Remembering Herb Reed of the Platters

Tuesday, June 5: 4 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Herb Reed (pictured far left), a founding member of the Platters, passed away on June 4, 2012.

Herb Reed, the last surviving original member of the Platters, died on June 4, 2012, after losing his battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Platters were arguably the most significant vocal group of rock and roll's early ...

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