Songbook

Series 4 - 3. Leiber and Stoller

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3/6. Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller discuss the inspirations behind some of their most famous hits, including Stand by Me, Hound Dog and Jailhouse Rock. Interviewer Will Hodgkinson gains an insight into the ups and downs of the pair's professional relationship, and discovers why Leiber has a particular problem with Elvis Presley's version of Hound Dog. Singer Solomon Burke also performs a selection of songs from the duo's back catalogue.

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