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‘Hound Dog’ and ‘Jailhouse Rock’ Songwriter Dead at 78

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Jerry Leiber, who along with his song writing partner Mike Stoller penned some of rock’s earliest hits, died Monday at age 78 in Los Angeles. Leiber died following a heart ailment. The duo’s most famous songs defined the early years of rock and included: “Hound Dog”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Yakety Yak”, “Charlie Brown” and “Stand By […]

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