Articles tagged jerry leiber

Run Red Run: Funny Song, Serious Message

The Coasters aren't thought of as particularly revolutionary, yet a single they released in 1959 was the first pop record to challenge the racism of post-World War II America.

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Tell the Truth Until They Bleed—Coming Clean in the Dirty World of Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Everything you never knew about the dark side of the blues and rock 'n' roll: the architects and the artists, the legends and the liars, the famously acclaimed and the anonymously unsung.

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Leiber and Stoller: They are music, and they write the songs

PASADENA, Calif.—You don’t expect that some of the world’s most definitive rock `n’ roll music would come from a couple of white

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

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"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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