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Stand By Me Singer And Music Pioneer Ben E. King Passes Away At The Age Of 76

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This is so sad, but what a legacy to leave behind.

Ben E. King, who was most famous for being the co-writer and singer of the song Stand By Me, passed away from natural causes on Thursday.

He was 76 years old.

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King first rose to stardom as the singer of the timeless doo-wop group The Drifters before leaving for a lucrative solo career of his own.

He released Stand By Me in 1961 and it quickly became a US top five hit and also inspired a totally amazing movie later on down the line.

Fellow legendary musician Gary US Bonds took to Facebook to offer up a tribute to his friend. He wrote:

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Grey's Anatomy Reveals A BIG Surprise & More Heart-Wrenching Moments In This Week's Episode — Watch HERE!!!

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Just when you thought Grey's Anatomy couldn't get any sadder than last week's tear-jerker death, Meredith had to break the news to all her Seattle Grace friends that her hubby was dead.

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It can't be easy dealing with something like that, but Meredith mustered up the courage to tell them, in a very heavyhearted episode filled with a few more twists. You can see how Meredith handles the situation in the video (above).

The biggest twist came at the end of the episode — SPOILERS!!! — when…

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