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In just a couple of years, though, King made the new Drifters as successful as the old ones. The final single he recorded with them was "I Count the Tears," a Top 10 R&B record with a chorus that may sound familiar: its melody was borrowed for the Rokes' 1966 Italian hit "Piangi Con Me," which the Grass Roots famously recorded as "Let's Live for Today."