The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned him the scorn and condemnation of the public. Written by
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Jerry Lee Lewis: He Rocked The Nation... And Shocked The World.
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Did You Know?
did some of his own piano playing. Pianist/singer Jason D. Williams
, often compared to Jerry Lee Lewis in looks and musical performance, also served as Quaid's piano double. The filmmakers used Williams' hands for the piano parts in the film. Williams also found himself teaching Dennis Quaid how to play a few parts, which Quaid quickly picked up. At the time of filming, Quaid had played the guitar for 20 years but had only played the piano for two years. See more
When Jerry plays at the burning piano, he stops playing clearly before the piano-sound is gone. It keeps on a few more seconds, then it stops too. See more
Why won't they go away?
They just want to see the new king of rock'n'roll.
References High School Confidential!
That Lucky Old Sun
Written by Haven Gillespie
and Beasley Smith
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis See more