Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Jerry Leiber RIP
Legendary songwriter Jerry Leiber passed away on August 22, 2011, at a hospital in Los Angeles. In the 1950s and 1950s, he penned more than 170 songs with Mike Stoller, for example Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock" and "Hound Dog," "Yakety Yak" by the Coasters or "Kansas City," which was covered by numerous artists. Musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, and many more covered their songs.