November 26, 2015
October 18, 1938 New York, New York, U.S. (
The Cadillacs The Coasters The Valentines The Deep River Boys
The Coasters (1968 – 2009)
Carl Gardner, Earl Carroll, Billy Guy, Adolph Jacobs, Johnny Cymbal
Ronnie bright singing at revival
Ronald David "Ronnie" Bright (October 18, 1938 – November 26, 2015) was an American R&B and doo wop singer of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He was born in New York City.
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Bright has been the bass singer for doo wop groups The Valentines, The Cadillacs, The Deep River Boys, and The Coasters. He has done session work for artists such as Barry Mann, Jackie Wilson, Peter Gabriel, and Johnny Cymbal. His most recognizable vocals are from Johnny Cymbal's 1963 hit song "Mr. Bass Man." He sang with The Valentines (the group was previously called The Dreamers) from 1954 to 1957, briefly with The Cadillacs in 1960, and The Deep River Boys in the late 1960s. In 1965, Bright released a record for Coed Records as Ronnie and The Schoolmates. He joined The Coasters in April 1968, replacing Will "Dub" Jones, and left the group in 2009. He died on November 26, 2015 at the age of 77.