Silhouettes’ Lewis Dies
Richard “Rick” Lewis, the last original member of doo-wop group the Silhouettes, died of organ failure April 26th at a Philadelphia hospital.
Lewis, 71, wrote the quartet’s big hit “Get A Job,” which topped the charts in 1958. It sold nearly 2 million copies and led to tours and appearances on “American Bandstand.”
Lewis produced and published music from the late 1980s until 2001.
The Silhouettes’ last performance was in 1993 at