Yakety Yak, I Fought Back
Hits like "Yakety Yak," "Charlie Brown," and "Poison Ivy" vaulted the Coasters to stardom. Carl Gardner was the driving force behind them Watch this rare interview with a musical legend.
A Rock Legend's Legacy - Coasters' Carl Gardner
On June 12, 2011, a legend of rock 'n roll passed away and nobody noticed. Carl Gardner who died at the age of 83 was one of the most unique characters in the history of rock. Yet, his name is mostly anonymous to listeners today, and that’s just wrong!
As lead singer of the Coasters in the 1950s, his is the voice that propelled the iconic classics Yakety Yak, Charlie Brown and Poison Ivy...