Monday, August 22, 2011

Jerry Leiber

the lyric half of the songwriting team Leiber & Stoller, has died at age 78. They had their first hit before they were twenty. Hound Dog. Kansas City, Yakety Yak, Charlie Brown,. Riot in Cell Block #9.  Love Potion #9. Jailhouse Rock.  Don't. Poison Ivy. Is That All There Is?

Nickolas Ashford, half of the songwriting, producing, performing, & married duo with Valerie Simpson, also died. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"

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