Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are probably the most important songwriters and music producers in early Rock & Roll history. They're not well known by the masses because the majority of their work has been behind-the-scenes. But this songwriting team's compositions have been big hits for the likes of Charles Brown, Wilbert Harrison, Buddy Holly, The Drifters, The Searchers, The Coasters, Dion, Peggy Lee, and most notably, Elvis Presley.
This playlist kicks off with Leiber and Stoller's very first hit, "Hard Times" by Charles Brown, and is followed by a long string of familiar chart toppers.
If you haven't heard of Leiber & Stoller, this playlist is a great sampling of their impressive body of work.
9. Ruby Baby - The Beatles
10. Drip Drop - Dion
20. Where's The Girl? - Voltaire
21. I'm A Hog For You - Guy Forsyth Band