237: Wilbert Harrison, ‘Kansas City’

“C’mon, Wilbert, pick up them feet, you shiftless shuffler you! The lady’s a-waiting!”
“Hey, I ain’t sweating or fretting or agitating for no woman.”

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042: Leiber & Stoller, ‘Yakety Yak’ (The Coasters)

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And this week’s SoTW–the very definition of ‘Oldie But Goodie’–the happy beginning-, middle- and end- story of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

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