‘In The Still Of The Night’ By Five Satins Was 85 – Deadline


Fred Parris, whose track “In The Still of the Night” grew to become considered one of doo-wops most memorable songs, has died at age 85 after what was termed a quick sickness. The group’s Facebook page announced his death Friday, though it’s unclear when he died. .

“The Five Satins family is devastated by this loss but appreciative of having shared Fred’s music with thousands of fans and friends,” the group stated.

The track didn’t chart extremely upon its first launch, however grew within the years after to personify the period of vocal teams because of fixed airplay. It has been recorded by such artists as Boyz II Men and Debbie Gibson, and has been featured in such movies as The Buddy Holly Story, Dirty Dancing and The Irishman.

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