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Barry from Sauquoit, Ny On February 3rd 1963, "Up On The Roof" by the Drifters peaked at #5 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it had entered the chart on October 28th, 1962 and spent 20 weeks on the Top 100... It reached #4 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...Who sang the song up on the roof?
"Up on the Roof" is a song written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King and recorded in 1962 by The Drifters. Released late that year, the disc became a major hit in early 1963, reaching number 5 on the U. S. pop singles chart and number 4 on the U. S. R&B singles chart.Where does the Drifters'Up on the roof rank on Rolling Stone?
In April 2010, The Drifters' "Up on the Roof" was named number 114 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. It is one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll . This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.Who was the original Drifters?
The original Drifters Ahmet Ertegün of Atlantic Records approached Clyde McPhatter after he left The Dominoes and signed him. The Drifters are a long-lived American doo wop Pop R&B band, originally formed by Clyde McPhatter (of Billy Ward & the Dominoes) in 1953 from New York City, NY, USA.