RIP, Jerry Leiber, Legendary Rock & Roll Songwriter


From L to R: Mike Stoller, Elvis Presley and Jerry Leiber.
Legendary songwriter Jerry Leiber, who, as lyricist,  partnered with composer and teenage friend
Mike Stoller  to create Rock & Roll, soul and doo-wop classics for Elvis Presley, Ben E. King and The Coasters, passed away today of cardiopulmonary failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Some of Leiber & Stoller's hits include:
"Hound Dog" 
"Jailhouse Rock"
"Stand By Me" 
"Poison Ivy"
"Yakety Yak"
"Charlie Brown"
"Along Came Jones"

Jerry Leiber was 78 years old.
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