Wednesday, September 28, 2022

This Day in History: 2011-08-22

Jerry Leiber, who with longtime partner Mike Stoller wrote “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Yakety Yak,” “Charlie Brown,” and “Stand By Me,” and other hit songs that came to define early rock ʹnʹ roll, died unexpectedly of cardiopulmonary failure. He was 78.

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