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Platters (Musical group)

Overview
Works: 1,177 works in 1,930 publications in 4 languages and 9,942 library holdings
Genres: Doo-wop  Drama  Popular music  Rock music  Rhythm and blues music  Film soundtracks  Motion picture music  Jazz  Blues (Music)  Television music 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Instrumentalist, Singer, Other, Vocalist, Interviewee, Composer
Classifications: M1630.18, 781.64
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Publications about Platters (Musical group)
Publications by Platters (Musical group)
Most widely held works by Platters (Musical group)
The doo wop box II ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
1956 ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
The doo wop box ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
The best of the Platters by Platters (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
In the fifties, it was hard for black singers to sell music to white record buyers, but the Platters managed to do just that, thus helping to blaze the trail for the many others that followed. Some of their songs were covers of songs from the thirties and forties, suitably updated for the fifties. The Platters were much more successful in America than in Britain, but the few UK hits that they had have left a lasting impression. The great pretender (a 1987 top five UK hit for Freddie Mercury), Smoke gets in your eyes (a 1974 top twenty UK hit for Bryan Ferry) and Only you (a minor hit for several artists down the years) have all charted for other artists since the Platters charted with them in the fifties. It contains all of their most famous recordings, whether they are originals or covers. Apart from those already mentioned, their other British hits include Twilight time, My praer, You'll never never know, I'm sorry and Remember when
The curious case of Benjamin Button : music from the motion picture by Alexandre Desplat( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A two-disc collection from the motion picture featuring the compelling original score by Alexandre Desplat along with classic pieces by Louis Armstrong, the Platters, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The Platters by Platters (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
66 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant : ein Krankheitsfall gewidmet dem, der hier Marlene wurde by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in German and English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the writer-director's own desperate obsession with a young actor
The very best of the Platters by Platters (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The magic touch : Platters anthology by Platters (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
All of the Platters' original Mercury chart singes, selected B-sides and EP/LP cuts
Twin Peaks : music from the limited event series ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Your hit parade ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Billboard top rock 'n' roll hits, 1955 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The rock 'n' roll era : 1954-1955 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
All-time greatest hits by Platters (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 126 libraries worldwide
All 15 of their top 40 hits from 1955 through the 1960s. Includes Only you (and You Alone); Harbor Lights; and adds some more soul-pop titles from 1966-1967 like With This Ring, I love You 1000 times
1958 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Doo wop : vocal group greats ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Drift back to a gentler time with the tunes and harmonies of the doo wop groups of the late 50's and early 60's ... This collection of beloved music will unlock a treasure trove of memories. The incredible PBS special Doo Wop: Vocal Group Greats Live is proof that through all the musical changes of the past 50 years, voice is the ultimate instrument and harmony is still the language of love"--Container
Highlights from the complete soundtrack of American graffiti ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
The original two-album set was reduced to this single CD to coincide with the 25th anniversary re-release of the original motion picture. Features 20 tracks with artists such as Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, and more
1959 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
In continuing this great series of top hits of the 1950's, 1959 highlights include eighteen number one hits
The Platters golden hits by Platters (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Only you by Platters (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
96 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
21 Original recordings from the Platters
 
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Alternative Names
Ansambl' Pleters.
Plateros (hudební skupina)
Plateros (Musical group)
Pleters.
The Platters
The Platters Amerikaanse band
The Platters band
The Platters Énekegyüttes
The Platters groupe de musique américain
The Platters Grupo musical estadounidense de rhythm and blues y doo wop
The Platters gruppo musicale statunitense
The Platters US-amerikanische Band
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Languages
English (144)
German (21)
Hebrew (1)
Spanish (1)
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