The Coasters Web Site logo (you may copy this image and use for a link to


Super Search Engine
for this site

two - frame pages

The Coasters, featuring Carl Gardner in 1993: Bright, Palmer, Norman, Gardner.
The Coasters Web Site

Special One-Frame Entrances
to all Pages on this site!

The original "Young Blood"
RealPlayer audio, 1957

The "One By One" LP of 1960: Guy, Gardner, Jones, Gunter.
The Coasters Line-Ups

Carl Gardner, lead
Bobby Nunn, bass
Leon Hughes, tenor
Billy Guy, baritone
Adolph Jacobs, guitar
Will "Dub" Jones, bass
Cornell Gunter, tenor
Sonny Forriest, guitar
Earl Carroll, tenor
Thomas Palmer, guitar
Ronnie Bright, bass
Jimmy Norman, baritone
Alvin Morse, baritone
Carl Gardner Jr, lead
J W Lance, tenor
The Coasters in 1965: Gardner, Jones, Carroll, Guy.

Biographies - Discographies
Great Vocal Groups:

Dominoes, Clovers,
"5" Royales,
Midnighters, Moonglows, Flamingos, Drifters, Platters,
Cadillacs, Coasters,
Isley Brothers, Impressions,
Miracles, Temptations.

Biographies - Discographies
Great R&B Pioneers:

The Pioneers of Juke Blues,
City Blues, Blues & Rhythm,
and Rhythm & Soul.
Roy Brown
to James Brown
- Muddy Waters
to Otis Redding.

back to index on this frame
  find home on right frame

 The original Coasters. Gardner, Nunn, Hughes, Guy,

Links to:
Doo Wop Nation
The Doo Wop Society

Vocal group harmony
History of Rock ´n´ Roll

Oldies Music
The Doo Wop Net

Great rock-and-roll memorabilia

Rhino´s Coastin´ double-CD R2 71090 "50 Coastin´ Classics" - featuring 51 great Coasters tracks 1955-1968 - mostly Atco.

Listen to all 51 clips here!

back to:
- left frame
  home - right frame
  top - this frame
The original Coasters in 1956  - Hughes, Guy; front Nunn; and far right Gardner.
 |   Home
Those Hoodlum Friends
The Hits & Great Groups
Presenting the Coasters
Singles Discography
50 Years of Rhythm & Blues
The Coasters Story - Quoted
Recording Sessions - Disco
Off-Shot Coasters Records

CD Guide & Albums Disco
Members´ Mini Bio´s
Coastin´ with the Coasters
The Robins Discography
Golden ´50s R&B Super Hits
Coasters Re-Cap & Atlantic
The Best Records of R&B
Favorite R&B Stars & Groups
Ultimate Coasters Collection
The Great R&B Pioneers
The Coasters Photo Gallery
Guest Book & Site Forum
Juke Box     Lyrics
Artist Links   |   R&B Links
The Golden ´50s

Good luck on Your
Exciting Site Visit and
Happy Reading!
Yours Truly,
Claus Röhnisch
Hjärstavägen 16 E
S-703 58  ÖREBRO
E-mail to:

This site is non-commercial. All information displayed is provided to further the general public's knowledge of R&B, and especially vocal group harmony - and the greatest group of ´em - The Coasters. Most photos on this site are from my personal collection, ctsy Atlantic / Atco publ. photos (Theresa Garthson) and from the collection of Veta & Carl Gardner, plus from album covers. All known photo credits are given at the "Photo Gallery" page.
The site will be continuously enhanced with new features, and updated - So keep looking for more! A print-out will get you more than 800 A4-pages!
All links verified periodically.
The Coasters promoting "Love Potion Number Nine" in 1971: Bright, Gardner, Guy, and (seated) Carroll.

The Coastrers of today (Bright, Morse, Gardner, Lance, and Palmer - here in 2001).

Rhythm & Blues

Entrances to great sites

Carl Gardner in the 1990s.
   back to:
- left frame
   home - right frame
   top - this frame
Carl Gardner with the Vocal Group Hall of Fame honor.
Resolution Preferences
1, On the main desktop of your computer right click your mouse and select 'Properties' followed by 'Display Properties' and a dialogue box will pop up.
2, Then choose the settings tab. Where it says 'Screen Area', choose the pixels which suit your computor the best. Then click on OK and 'Apply All'
3, If the text seems to be of the incorrect nature, open your Internet Explorer and go to 'View' - 'Text Size' and select  'Medium'.

Cover of the great album of 1959.
The Coasters Web Site - logo.