Jerry Leiber, RIP

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Half of early rock ‘n’ roll’s best songwriting duo has died. Here are my three favorite Leiber & Stoller songs, not necessarily by the artists that made them famous.

 

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3 Responses to “Jerry Leiber, RIP”

  1. #1 |  Jeremiah | 

    Motown’s Nicholas Ashford also died.

  2. #2 |  Mister DNA | 

    Smokey Joe’s Cafe – the Robins’ version – is one of my all-time favorite songs.

    In addition to being amazing songwriters, they were also great producers – they produced most of the stuff they wrote, but they also produced the Stealer’s Wheel hit, “Stuck in the Middle”.

  3. #3 |  Marty | 

    it’s almost criminal how many great songs he was responsible for… I can’t even write one!
    his was a life well lived.

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