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Doc Pomus

Book Excerpt by Bruce Pollock, 'In Their Own Words' (Collier Books), 1975

DOC POMUS (with Mort Shuman), Jerry Leiber (with Mike Stoller), Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, and a handful of others were the seminal figures during the ...

Alex Halberstadt: Lonely Avenue – The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus (Cape)

Book Review by Robert Sandall, The Sunday Times, 19 August 2007

On the face of it, pop treated Pomus abysmally. A harder look at how and why would have given a lively biography a bit more ...

Doc Pomus: It's Great to Be Young and in Love

Review by John Morthland, Wondering Sound, 3 January 2013

YEAH, that Doc Pomus, the one who wrote such '50s and '60s rock 'n' roll standards as 'Save the Last Dance for Me' for the Drifters, 'Teenager ...


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