Cornell Gunter was born on November 14, 1936 (to February 26, 1990). He was a well-known rhythm and blues and doo-wop singer in the 1950s and 1960s as a member of The Flairs and The Coasters, before joining the Los Angeles-based singing group The Platters, and being featured on their hits “Yakety Yak” and “Charlie Brown.” 788 more words