Thursday, June 09, 2005

The Coasters !




The Coasters were one of the few artists in rock history to successfully straddle the line between music and comedy.
Their undeniably funny lyrics and on-stage antics might have suggested a simple troupe of clowns, but Coasters records were no mere novelties -- their material, supplied by the legendary team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, was too witty, their arrangements too well-crafted, and the group itself too musically proficient.
That engaging and infectious combination made them one of the most popular early R&B/rock & roll acts, as well as one of the most consistently entertaining doo wop/vocal groups of all time.

The Coasters - Riot In Cell Block #9

The Coasters - I Must Be Dreamin'

The Coasters - Three Cool Cats


3 Comments:

Blogger guapo said...

too much!!!!

10:16 AM  
Blogger Tuwa said...

Gotta love The Coasters. ^_^

5:45 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

Damn right !!!

10:41 AM  

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