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Coasters, The

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Eleven Years of Coastin’: The Coasters

Discography by Bill Millar, Soul Music Monthly, February 1967

Several years ago The Coasters were internationally known and much has been written about them. Whilst I do not wish to regurgitate facts that are ...

The Coasters: Whisky A Go Go, London

Live Review by Bill Millar, Soul Music Monthly, February 1967

Cornelius, Bobby and Nathaniel took the stand around 11 p.m. and those unacquainted with the team could be excused for thinking that they were about ...

Atlantic's Tom Dowd: The Real Music Man

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, May 1968

TOM DOWD is a walking encyclopedia on the history of American pop music. In fact, Tom Dowd created twenty years of pop history since he ...

Lecherous, Indolent, Stupid…and Comical: The Coasters

Retrospective by Bill Millar, Record Mirror, 2 October 1971

THERE IS A passage in the Coasters' 'Sweet Georgia Brown' where the lead baritone flies off on the immortal line "she gotta walk that make ...

Joe Turner/LaVern Baker/The Clovers/The Coasters/The Drifters/Chuck Willis: Greatest Recordings

Review by Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 3 February 1972

IN 1967, ARETHA Franklin moved from Columbia to Atlantic – in what soon proved to be one of the most important moments in the history ...

The Coasters: Atlantic Masters (Atlantic).

Review by Charlie Gillett, New Musical Express, 17 March 1973

HOW CRUEL fate is. At the very moment that Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are proving themselves to be perfectly tuned in to 1973, with ...

Behind The Sun: New Orleans

Report by John Broven, Blues Unlimited, June 1973

IT HARDLY SEEMED three years ago that Robin Gosden and myself were making the same journey from his Weybridge home to Heathrow Airport. Nothing had ...

The Coasters: At Smokey Joe's Café

Retrospective by Bill Millar, The History of Rock, 1982

The songwriters and producers Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller developed an unusually adventurous method of recording black singers, using material they often wrote themselves and ...

The Grim Reporter December 2002

Obituary by Phast Phreddie Patterson, Rock's Backpages, December 2002

Phast Phreddie Patterson on those gone but not forgotten ...

Carl Gardner, 1928-2011

Obituary by Dave Laing, The Guardian, 13 June 2011

Singer and founding member of the R&B hitmakers the Coasters. ...

Jerry Leiber, 1933-2011

Obituary by David Hepworth, The Word, October 2011

The man who made "15-minute radio plays" into hits. ...


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