Tony Williams

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Tony Williams (April 5, 1928 – August 14, 1992) was the lead singer of The Platters from 1953 to 1960. Williams was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and died in New York of emphysema. His sister, R&B singer Linda Hayes, was instrumental in Williams becoming a member of the Platters, who were discovered and managed by Buck Ram. On the Mercury record label 45rpm release of the Platters' song, "My Pray ...