Broadway Comes To Oakland
In 1950, a couple of nice Jewish boys with a passion for black culture met up in Hollywood and changed popular music forever. Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller not only found the sweet spot between smooth pop and raw blues, they were also among the first songwriters to produce their own songs. The duo's control over their material inspired everyone from Burt Bacharach to the Beatles: "We don't write songs," Leiber famously said. "We write records.
Now their wildly successful revue, "Smokey Joe's Cafe:… Show more
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1836 Park Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94605