The PlattersRock & Roll, Grammy® and Vocal Group Halls of Fame inductee

The Platters Today

The Platters Today

We carry on the legacy and the vision of founding member Herb Reed as we perform around the world (Covid-19 permitting). For the first time in decades, we’re creating new music to add to our cannon of timeless hits in the Spring of 2021.

The History

The Platters founder Herb Reed

The year is 1953, the place Los Angeles, California. It is here a recently discharged young Army veteran named Herb Reed recruited Cornell Gunter, Joe Jefferson, and Alex Hodge to form a vocal quartet he would eventually name The Platters.

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