The Hits Of Jerry Lieber And Mike Stoller

“Stand By Me,” written by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller is the fourth most recorded song in the 20th century. If I never hear it again, it’ll be too damn soon!

Leiber and Stoller also penned “Hound Dog” and “Jailhouse Rock,” among countless others. “Hound Dog” was originally written for Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, whose R & B version spent 7 weeks at the top of the charts. The version done by Elivs Presley did not impress the guys at first, but they eventually came around after it sold 7 to 8 million copies.


We Can All Learn From One Another.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: