Stand By Me

Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Bobbi Marcus PR)

‘Hound Dog’ Songwriter Jerry Leiber Dead At 78

Along with writing partner Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber penned some of the greatest classics of the rock and roll era.  The New York Times is reporting that the man responsible for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elvis Presley[/lastfm]’s Hound […]

08/22/2011

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: John Lennon Covers Ben E. King

On this week in 1975, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] released his cover of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ben E. King[/lastfm]’s timeless classic “Stand By Me” as a single in the United States. “Stand By Me” was released in 1961 […]

03/10/2011

Did You Know: Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”

For Big Bear Mountain Resort lift tickets be caller # 5 when we play “Stand By Me” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ben E. King[/lastfm]. King recorded this shortly after leaving [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Drifters[/lastfm], giving him a solid […]

02/28/2011

Did You Know: Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”

Todays ‘Tickets @ 2′ song is “Stand by Me” by former [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Drifters[/lastfm] lead singer [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ben E. King[/lastfm]. King recorded the song shortly after leaving The Drifters in 1960. It gave him a solid […]

01/21/2011

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