• Various Artists - Treat Me Nice - The Songs of Leiber & Stoller

Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller were arguably the most important and influential songwriters in the history of R&B/R&R.

This carefully-assembled compilation traces the first 10 years of their joint writing & producing career, between 1952-62, which started with their very first hit record, Charles Brown's 'Hard Times'.

Songs like 'Hound Dog', 'Kansas City', 'Yakety Yak', 'Riot In Cell Block #9', 'Jailhouse Rock', 'Smokey Joe's Café', 'Drip Drop', 'Ruby Baby' and 'Charlie Brown' remain iconic 50s musical landmarks.

Comprises 64 tracks, presenting a wide range of hits, misses, flips, surprises and collectors' rarities, featuring The Coasters, The Drifters, Ben E. King, Ruth Brown, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Big Mama Thornton, Jimmy Witherspoon, Lavern Baker, Clyde McPhatter, Big Joe Turner, Screaming Jay Hawkins, The Clovers, Wynonie Harris, Jay & The Americans, Gene Pitney, Dion and many more.

Many of the rarer tracks featured herein are unavailable elsewhere on CD.

See also JASCD 748.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. THE COASTERS - YAKETY YAK
2. THE CLOVERS - LOVE POTION NO.9
3. RUTH BROWN - LUCKY LIPS
4. THE DRIFTERS - DRIP DROP
5. ELVIS PRESLEY - TREAT ME NICE
6. BUDDY HOLLY - YOU'RE SO SQUARE (Baby I Don't Care)
7. WANDA JACKSON - RIOT IN CELL BLOCK #9
8. JERRY LEE LEWIS - JAILHOUSE ROCK
9. RICHIE BARRETT - SOME OTHER GUY
10. JAY & THE AMERICANS - YES
11. BEN E. KING - ON THE HORIZON
12. ROY HAMILTON - LIPS
13. CLYDE MCPHATTER - YOU'LL BE THERE
14. CHUCK JACKSON - I KEEP FORGETTIN'
15. BIG JOE TURNER - THE CHICKEN AND THE HAWK
16. LAVERN BAKER - WHIPPER SNAPPER
17. JIMMY WITHERSPOON - CORN WHISKEY
18. LITTLE ESTHER & LITTLE WILLIE LITTLEFIELD - TURN THE LAMPS DOWN LOW
19. LONNIE DONEGAN - SORRY BUT I'M GONNA HAVE TO PASS
20. MABEL SCOTT - TAKE MY LOVE
21. JAYE P. MORGAN - TELL ME MORE
22. GEORGIA GIBBS - BLUEBERRIES
23. BABS TINO - WHAT'S WRONG WITH ME AND YOU
24. MARV JOHNSON - KEEP TELLIN' YOURSELF
25. YOUNG JESSIE - HERE COMES HENRY
26. SAMMY TURNER - FOOLS FALL IN LOVE
27. THE CRESCENDOS - FINDERS KEEPERS
28. SCREAMING JAY HAWKINS - ALLIGATOR WINE
29. THE ISLEY BROTHERS - YOUR OLD LADY
30. THE HONEY BEARS - ONE BAD STUD
31. WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON - HOUND DOG
32. THE ROBINS - FRAMED

Disc 2

1. BEN E. KING - SPANISH HARLEM
2. DAMITA JO - I'LL BE THERE
3. JAY & THE AMERICANS - DRUMS
4. GENE PITNEY - TAKE IT LIKE A MAN
5. JOHNNY BURNETTE - LOVE ME
6. ELVIS PRESLEY - DIRTY, DIRTY FEELING
7. THE CHEERS - BLACK DENIM TROUSERS AND MOTORCYCLE BOOTS
8. THE ROBINS - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFÉ
9. WILLIE MAE 'BIG MAMA' THORNTON - I SMELL A RAT
10. RUFUS THOMAS - BEAR CAT
11. RUTH BROWN - PAPA DADDY
12. LAVERN BAKER & JIMMY RICKS - YOU'RE THE BOSS
13. LITTLE ESTHER & BOBBY NUNN - SATURDAY NIGHT DADDY
14. JIMMY WITHERSPOON - FAST WOMEN AND SLOE GIN
15. BULL MOOSE JACKSON - NOSEY JOE
16. LONNIE DONEGAN - LORELEI
17. THE DRIFTERS - RUBY BABY
18. THE CRESCENDOS - SWEET DREAMS
19. LINDA HOPKINS - GET OFF MY WAGON
20. SAMMY TURNER - FALLING
21. DION & THE BELMONTS - WILL YOU LOVE ME STILL
22. BABY JANE & THE ROCKABYES - MY BOY JOHN
23. RICHIE BARRETT - TRICKY DICKY
24. YOUNG JESSIE - HOT DOG
25. LITTLE WILLIE LITTLEFIELD - A LUMP IN MY THROAT (A Tear In My Eye)
26. ETTA JAMES - TEARS OF JOY
27. CHARLES BROWN - HARD TIMES
28. AMOS MILBURN - FLYING HOME
29. WYNONIE HARRIS - DESTINATION LOVE
30. LAVERN BAKER - DON JUAN
31. WILBERT HARRISON - KANSAS CITY
32. THE COASTERS - THAT IS ROCK AND ROLL

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 08/08/2014
UPC Bar Code No 604988075427

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