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Mattmc1973

RIP Jerry Leiber

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Jerry Leiber of the "Leiber & Stoller" songwriting team has passed away at 78.

Definitive songs:

"There Goes My Baby" (with Ben E. King (as Benjamin Nelson), Lover Patterson, and George Treadwell)

"Hound Dog"

"Kansas City"

"Smokey Joe's Cafe"

"Yakety Yak"

"Poison Ivy"

"Charlie Brown"

"Ruby Baby"

"Stand By Me" (with Ben E. King)

"Jailhouse Rock"

"Love Potion No. 9"

"Searchin'"

"Young Blood" (with Doc Pomus)

"Is That All There Is?"

"I'm a Woman"

"Lucky Lips"

"On Broadway" (with Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil)

"Spanish Harlem" (Jerry Leiber and Phil Spector)

And here's a great version of "Don't", a song made famous by Elvis, performed by David Gilmour at a Leiber & Stoller tribute concert in 2001...

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And RIP Nick Ashford. Sad loss of two great songwriters .

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