Like Lieber and Stoller, RUDY TOOMBS wrote a bucketfulla classic Beach Music songs. Teardrops From My Eyes– Ruth Brown, One Mint Julep– Clovers, 5-10-15 Hours– Ruth Brown, One Scotch One Bourbon One Beer– Amos Milburn, Nip Sip– Clovers. Sometimes talent alone won’t save you. He was mugged and beaten to death in his apartment hallway.