Clyde McPhatter bio

Birth Name: Clyde Lensley McPhatter

Occupation: R&B Singer

Place Of Birth: North Carolina

Date Of Birth: November 15, 1932

Date Of Death: June 13, 1972

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Clyde McPhatter was born on the 15th of November, 1932. He was best known for being a R&B Singer. American R&B singer who was known for his hit single “A Lover’s Question”. He sang lead tenor for Billy Ward and His Dominoes.

Clyde McPhatter was born in North Carolina. He began singing in his father’s church choir with his brothers and sisters when he was five. He was the first person in music history to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a member of The Drifters and once as a solo artist.

Clyde McPhatter was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Clyde McPhatter was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Clyde Lensley McPhatter is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Clyde McPhatter’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Clyde McPhatter’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Clyde McPhatter kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Clyde McPhatter was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Clyde Lensley McPhatter
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Clyde McPhatter was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Clyde McPhatter was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Clyde McPhatter had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Clyde McPhatter’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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