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Young Blood
Composer: Jerry Leiber / Doc Pomus / Mike Stoller

Young Blood was performed once by the Grateful Dead during the soundcheck prior to the December 31, 1980 show. They did not perform the song live. Young Blood has been a regular in the repertoire of a number of Bob Weir bands including Ratdog, Bobby and The Midnites and Kingfish.

The Coasters original single release of the song topped the Billboard R&B charts and reached #3 in the pop charts.



The Coasters

no info Single (Young Blood / Searchin´), 1957 (Atco 6087)
info The Coasters, 1958
no info History of R&B, Vol 3: Rock & Roll 1956-57, Various Artists, 1968
no info The Early Years, 1971
no info Their Greatest Recordings, 1971
no info 20 Great Originals, 1978
no info Young Blood, 1982
no info Juke Box Giants, 1982
no info The Ultimate Coasters, 1986
info 20 Party Classics, Various Artists, 1986
info Atlantic R&B 1947-1974, Various Artists, 1991
info 50 Coastin' Classics: An Anthology, 1992
no info Yakety Yak, 1993
no info The Very Best of the Coasters, 1993
info The R&B Box: 30 Years of Rhythm & Blues, Various Artists, 1994
no info 20 Greatest Hits 1956, Various Artists, 1994
no info Atlantic R&B 1947-1974, Vol. 3 (1955-1958), Various Artists, 1995
no info Rock N Roll 1957, Various Artists, 1995
no info Golden Hits, 1996
no info The Great Coasters, 1996
no info Only Rock 'N Roll 1955-1959: #1 Radio Hits, Various Artists, 1996
no info Greatest Hits, 1997
no info Yakety Yak & Other Favorites, 1997
no info Chart Toppers: R&B Hits of the 50's, Various Artists, 1998
no info Super Hits of 1957, Various Artists, 2000
no info Roots of Rock 'N' Roll, 2000
no info Car Cruisin Superhits of the 50's and 60's, Various Artists, 2000
no info Ghost Party, Various Artists, 2001
no info Searchin', 2002
no info Poison Ivy, 2002
no info The Drifters and Ben E. King Meet the Coasters, 2002
no info 21 Winners: Rock 'N' Roll Hits Of The 50's, Various Artists, 2003
no info Hall of Fame, 2003
info The Coasters / One by One, 2004
no info Yakety Yak & Other Favorites, 2004
no info 20 Best Hits of the '50s, Various Artists, 2004
no info 20 Best of Doo Wop, Various Artists, 2004
info There's A Riot Goin' On: The Coasters On Atco, 200?
no info Rhino Hi-Five: The Coasters, 2005
no info Doo Wop Era, Various Artists, 2005
no info Doo Wop Jukebox, Various Artists, 2006
no info The Fabulous 50s: Personality, Various Artists, 2006
info The Definitive Soul Collection, 2007
no info Atlantic Top 60: Doo Wop, Rock and Bobby Socks, Various Artists, 2007
no info Atlantic Top 60: R&B Grooves, Various Artists, 2007
no info 60's #1 Hits Reunion Concert, Various Artists, 2008
no info The Greatest R&B Hits of 1957, Various Artists, 2008
no info 75 Slices of Hot Cool Mellow and Rockin' Harmony, Various Artists, 2008
no info Doo Wop, Various Artists, 2009

Other recordings

info Joan Baez in San Francisco, Joan Baez, 1964
no info Run with the Pack, Bad Company, 1976
no info The Darts, 1978
no info The Return of Bruno, Bruce Willis, 1987
info Sounds of the Seventies: 1976: Take Two, Various Artists (Bad Company), 1991
no info Live at the BBC, The Beatles, 1994
no info Nine by Nine, John Dummer Blues Band, 1995
no info Young Blood, Jerry Lee Lewis, 1995
info Till the Night is Gone: A Tribute to Doc Pomus, Various Artists (The Band), 1995
no info Dancin' on the Levee, Zydeco Party Band, 1996
no info Let's Go with the Librettos (expanded), Librettos, 1997
no info Live Bait, Coastline Band, 1997
info Champions of Rock-n-Roll, Vol. 2: Stud Rock: Rock Me, Various Artists (Bad Company), 1998
no info Best of the Band, Vol. 2, The Band, 1999
no info Lambert and Gaylor, Ed Lambert & Carol Gaylor, 2000
no info A Cappella Doo Wop, The Mighty Echoes, 2000
no info Shoe Suede Blues Live in L.A....Kinda, Santa Monica Actually, Shoe Suede Blues, 2000
no info Back to Basics, Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, 2000
no info Millennium Series, Bruce Willis, 2000
no info At the Hop, Steve Wingfield, 2001
no info Universal Masters, Bruce Willis, 2001
no info Smokey Joe's Cafe: Songs of Leiber & Stoller, Original Cast, 2003
no info The Best of Zydeco Party Band, Zydeco Party Band, 2004
info Live At The Wolf, Garth And Maud Hudson, 2005
no info Platinum Collection, The Darts, 2005
no info Ultimate Collection, Bruce Willis, 2005
no info Live in Albuquerque 1976, Bad Company, 2006
no info Double Top: The Very Best of the Darts, The Darts, 2006
no info The Darts/Matchbox, The Darts, 2006
no info Mixed Up Shook Up Girl: The Solo Sessions 1977-1980, Paul Shuttleworth, 2006
no info High On The Hog, The Band, 2006 (bonus track)
no info Goodbye Nashville, Hello Camden Town: A Pub Rock Anthology, Various Artists (John Dummer Blues Band), 2007

 
Kingfish (inc Bob Weir)

info Kingfish, Kingfish, 1985
info Double Dose, Kingfish, 1988

Ratdog

info Poughkeepsie NY: October 26, 2003
info Pittsburgh PA: November 7, 2003
info Columbia MO: November 17, 2003
info San Diego CA, February 27, 2004
info Spokane WA, March 9, 2004
info Philadelphia PA, March 26, 2004
info Verona NY, April 7, 2005
info Ridgefield CT, April 25, 2005
info Terra Alta, WV, August 5, 2005
info South Burlington, VT, August 24, 2005
info Cleveland, OH, November 1, 2005
info Atlanta, GA, November 16, 2005
info Phoenix, AZ, NM, December 4, 2005
info San Francisco, CA, December 13, 2005
info Providence, RI, April 3, 2006
info Magna, UT, June 30, 2006
info Ridgefield, CT, August 21, 2006
info Albany NY, November 3, 2006
info Anaheim CA, February 13, 2007
info Concord NH, March 12, 2007
info Lincoln RI, July 11, 2007
info Stroudsburg, PA, April 1, 2008
info Westbury, NY, October 30, 2008
info Wilmington, NC, July 21, 2009
info Santa Margarita, CA, September 6, 2009
info Upper Darby, PA, October 16, 2009

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