CD. Sonny Charles. Sonny Sings The Platters Live In Japan. 2 CD Set.

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This is a 2000 CD release by So Turner Productions. This CD called Sonny Sings The Platters Live In Japan includes the following songs: Only You; The Great Pretender; (You've Got) The Magic Touch; The Great Pretender; Twilight Time; With This Ring; Remember When; Harbor Lights; Red Sails in the Sunset; I Love You 1000 Times; Sleepy Lagoon; Heaven On Earth; My Prayer; You'll Never Know; Smoke Gets In Your Eyes; Stand By Me Medley; Stand By Me; Under The Boardwalk; I Can See Clearly Now; Chain Gang; Bring It Home; When A Man Loves A Woman; Tenderness; Unchained Melody; Tell What I Say; Old Man River; Lean On Me; Rubber Ban Man and Mata Au Himde. 

Prior to Charles work with The Platter, he was the lead singer of a local vocal group called The Metrotones. While performing in a local club in Cleveland as the opening act for Redd Foxx, Turner was approached by local DJ Bill Crane and asked if he would be interested in auditioning for The Platters, as their lead singer as Tony Williams was soon to be leaving the group. Turner was chosen out of 100 hopefuls to replace Williams in late 1959. Turner, breathed new life into The Platters with three hit singles.

This is a 2 CD set, the CD are in exceptional condition, the cover has some scratches in the plastic.