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Jerry Leiber

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From the Archives: Rock and Roll Songwriting Team Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Rock and roll songwriting team Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. They're responsible for many of the greatest hits in rock history, among them "Hound Dog," "Yakity Yak," and "Stand By Me." Rhino records has a collection of their songs, called "There's A Riot Goin' On." And their songs have been published in the "Lieber & Stoller Songbook" (Warner Books). (Rebroadcast from December 19, 1991).

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The Coasters Spoke for a Generation of Teenagers.

Rock historian Ed Ward profiles The Coasters. With the help of songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, this group pioneered songs for teenagers in the fifties, with songs like "Yakety Yak," "Charlie Brown," and "Three Cool Cats." (Rebroadcast. Originally broadcast on Tuesday, December 13, 1988.)

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