The Platters , a band that has “spanned generations”, are now approaching 70 years since first entering the Rock and Roll scene. The band is now in its fourth generation. The Platters, have sold more than 100 million records and had 40 Charting Hits on the Billboard 100 between 1955 and 1967. The hits, which are just as poular now as they were when released , incude “ Only You “, “ The Great Pretender “, “ Smoke gets in Your Eyes “, The Magic Touch ”, “ Remember When “, and “ My Prayer “. They were elected into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.
The Platters Experience is carrying on in the tradition started by Paul Robi, an original singer, who had signed on with the band in 1954. Paul Robi, passed the leader baton to B.J Mitchell, ( Tenor/Baritone) before he died in 1989. B.J Mitchell who had signed up during the seventies ( touring and recording with Mr. Robi) would lead the more detail