Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Published by Jerry Leiber Music/Mike Stoller Music/Chappell & Co. (ASCAP, title code 500071121).

First recorded by the Coasters in 1958. Later recorded by the Beatles at Decca Studios on January 1, 1962, as part of their audition for Decca Records. It remained officially unreleased until the Apple Records release of Anthology 1 in 1995.

At this writing, lyrics can be found on the Web at:
http://www.stevesbeatles.com/songs/three_cool_cats.asp
http://thecoasters.com/lyrics/threecoolcats.html
http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Alley/5118/beatles/three_cool_cats-decca_audition-ly.html

References:
ASCAP. ACE on the Web. http://www.ascap.com/ace/ACE.html (5 Jun. 2001).
Beatles, The. Anthology 1 (sound recording liner notes).

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