Tuesday, 23 August 2011

The Songs Survive

Two of the great songsmiths Jerry Leiber and Nicholas Ashford died today but leave behind a legacy of songs to survive their passing. Best known for songwriting partnerships Leiber and Stoller, and Ashford and Simpson, here are some of those musical memorials:


There Goes My Baby
Hound Dog

Jailhouse Rock

Yakety Yak

Poison Ivy

Love Potion No 9

Charlie Brown
Stand By Me

Spanish Harlem


Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
You're All I Need To Get By

I'm Every Woman

Let's Go Get Stoned
Reach Out And Touch [Somebody's Hand]

The Onion Song

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