Jun 132011

Carl Gardner, original lead singer of The Coasters, has died at 83. They just came up the other day. Well, it’s hard to argue with 83 years, having retained ownership of the band’s name through multiple lineup changes, all those excellent songs, all the excellent covers of those songs…

Too bad that, for a band that was so animated on record, that there seems to be few live performances captured on film. How ’bout you close your eyes and let “Shopping for Clothes” paint its own pictures.

[audio:https://www.rocktownhall.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/06-Shopping-for-Clothes.mp3|titles=The Coasters, “Shopping for Clothes”]

For all the great covers of Coasters’ songs, here’s one we can bury in a potters’ field…after the jump!


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