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Time to drift down to the pier

PUBLISHED: 15:11 24 April 2008 | UPDATED: 10:55 03 July 2010

POP legends the Drifters will be appearing at the Britannia Pier on July 17 in celebration of the group's 55th anniversary and the release of their first new official album in 30 years.

POP legends the Drifters will be appearing at the Britannia Pier on July 17 in celebration of the group's 55th anniversary and the release of their first new official album in 30 years.

The appearance at the Britannia is part of a UK tour. As one of the biggest selling bands of all time, The Drifters have collated a huge catalogue of over 50 hits, selling in excess of 214 million singles and 114 million albums across the world.

Since their creation, the line up of The Drifters has undergone many changes with more than 55 different singers, including icons such as Clyde McPhatter, Ben E King, Charlie Thomas, Rudy Lewis and Johnny Moore.

The show features the group performing timeless classics such as Saturday Night at the Movies, Under The Boardwalk, Come On Over To My Place and Kissing In The Back Row of the Movies as well as a whole host of new material from the stunning new album entitled Five Decades and Moore .

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