- Why Is Everybody Always Pickin' On Me?
- He's A Clown, That Charlie Brown
- King Curtis (saxophone)
- Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller
- December 11, 1958
- Atlantic Studios (New York, NY)
Available on (*):
- 1959 45 rpm single (Atco 6132, January, 1959)
- 1971 LP Their Greatest Recordings - The Early Years (Atco SD 33-371, fall, 1971)
- 1992 CD set 50 Coastin' Classics (Rhino R2 71090, November 24, 1992)
- 1999 CD Rubber Biscuits And Rama Lama Ding Dongs (Kid Rhino R2 75584, November 2, 1999)
- 2000 CD set Dr. Demento's 30th Anniversary Collection: Dementia 2000! (Rhino R2 79787, February 29, 2000)
Topics (not including words that are part of the title):
- All releases are the same recording, but there are at least two stereo mixes, one with vocals in the center and one with vocals panned to one channel, as well as the original mono single mix.
- #2 1959 (single)
general information about The Coasters
General type of music:
- rhythm & blues
- c1968 (original group, though several acts continued to simultaneously tour under this name for decades, sometimes with at least one original member)
- Los Angeles, CA
interesting facts (click to see playlist of show on which fact was mentioned, if applicable):
- recorded many songs written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, who also produced most of their records
- The group's name came from the fact that they were based on the west coast of the United States.
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