The Coasters - Yakety Yak

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"Yakety Yak"
An album featuring "Yakety Yak"
Single by The Coasters
B-side "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart"
Released April 1958
Format 45 RPM, 78 RPM
Recorded March 17, 1958
Genre Rock and roll
Length 1:52
Label Atco Records 6116 (US)   London HLE 8665 (UK)
Writers Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
Producers Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
The Coasters singles chronology
"Gee, Golly"
"Yakety Yak"
"The Shadow Knows"


"Yakety Yak" is a song written, produced, and arranged by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller for The Coasters and originally released in the United States on Atlantic Records in 1958, spending seven weeks as #1 on the R&B charts and a week as number one on the Top 100 pop list. This song was one of a string of singles released by The Coasters between 1957 and 1959 that dominated the charts, one of the biggest performing acts of the rock and roll era.


The Coasters - Yakety Yak / Zing ! Went The Strings Of My Heart

U.K. London HLE 8665 (1958)

The vinyl record has remained in excellent condition.

Audio quality is clear and strong throughout.

Both centre record labels are clean and unmarked.

The record comes with an original company paper sleeve.

There is no picture sleeve with this record, (U.S. only).

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