Aug 252011

As you probably know, songwriting legend Jerry Leiber passed away earlier this week. We already posted a Cover Me tribute to the man, but now another tribute cover has made its way to our ears. It’s by the V-Roys, the Steve Earle-championed band fans thought they’d never hear from again after their 1999 breakup. Well, they’re back with “Smokey Joe’s Café,” the song Leiber and Stoller wrote in 1955 for the Robins (soon to be renamed the Coasters). Continue reading »