Court Jesters of Rock and Roll [Collector's Tin]

Court Jesters of Rock and Roll [Collector's Tin]

by The Coasters The Coasters

Overview

Calling the Coasters the court jesters of rock & roll implies that they lacked a certain amount of depth, but that was far from the case. Between 1956 and 1961 the Coasters put out a dozen or so classic singles that brilliantly detailed teenage angst, love and lust, all of them given a slight comic spin that allowed the songs to nestle into AM pop radio with undetected subversive intent. It helped, too, that the Coasters material was written, produced, and arranged by the great team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, who knew exactly what to do and how to do it. This concise anthology gets straight to the point and includes just the hits and nothing but the hits, which is probably all that most listeners will need. [The CD was also released in a collector's tin.]


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Product Details

Release Date: 05/10/2011
Label: American Legends
UPC: 0723721544553
catalogNumber: 210032

Tracks

  1. Yakety Yak
  2. Young Blood
  3. Charlie Brown
  4. Searchin'
  5. Poison Ivy
  6. Down In Mexico
  7. Along Came Jones
  8. Little Egypt
  9. Run Red Run
  10. Love Potion No. 9

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