Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Carl Gardner of The Coasters: May They Bury Him In Pure, Pure Herringbone

Classic Coasters line-up, left to right: Billy Guy, Will Jones, Carl Gardner, Cornell Gunter,
and Adolph Jacobs

Carl Gardner, the last surviving member of the original line-up of The Coasters, died Sunday. His NY Times obit can be found here. "May they," as T Tex Edwards said, "Bury him in pure, pure herringbone."