Tag Archives: Lieber & Stoller

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band 1972

30/5/15 – The Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Framed – Live In Sweden – 1974

The link between The Sensational Alex Harvey Band and the previous post about Stealers Wheel (apart from Scotland) is the legendary American songwriting team Lieber & Stoller. They weren’t just songwriters they were also producers and they turned up in England in the seventies and produced some¬†unlikely artists such as Elkie Brooks, Procol Harum and […]

Ben E King pic

3/5/15 – Ben E King – 28th September 1938 – 30th April 2015 / Stand By Me – 1961/ John Lennon – Stand By Me – 1975

One of the classic R&B singers of the fifties and sixties Ben E King has died at the age of 76. He¬†was born Benjamin Earl Nelson in North Carolina in 1938 and originally found fame as a member of The Drifters singing lead vocal on Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman’s iconic, Save The Last Dance […]