Country Singer — The Coasters

The Coasters is a group which he placed hits during the 1950s rhythm and blues and rock and roll vocal starting with Serchin and Young blood, the most memorable song written by Leiber and Stoller production team. His songs have been often imitated, leaving an important legacy to the music of the 1960s.


Style: rhythm and blues, the original band was integrated by Carl Gardner, Bill Guy, Bobby Nunn, singers of color with a marked influence country and influenced by the Western U.s., its themes and style are usually set in the American old West.


The team composition Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller had started Spark Records, and in 1955 produced “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” for The Robins (5º individually with their Leiber-Stoller). The disk was so popular that Atlantic Records Leiber and Stoller offered independent production contracts to produce in the Robins for the Atlantic label. Only two of The Robins – Gardner and Nunn – were willing to make the change to Atlantic, recorded their first songs in the same study who had made the Robins (Master Recorders). At the end of 1957, the group moved to New York and replaced Nunn and Hughes, Cornelius Gunter and Will “Dub” Jones. The Quartet again from then with target in New York (though all were the roots of Los Angeles).


The Coasters have had a significant impact among the rock of the 1960s and 70´s by tenures artists Leon Russell recorded “Young blod” at a concert in Bangladesh in 1971, and in other groups such as The Beach Boys, The Roling Stones and The Beatles. Between the hits of The Coasters are “Yakety Jack”, “Charlie Brown”, “Poison Ivy” and “Alone came Jones”, the last name of a film.

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