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
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The true story of a legend.
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Did You Know?
, head of Orion Pictures and former agent of Terrence Malick
, had hired Malick to write the script. Malick's script was turned down for being "too dark", since it focused more on the tragic aspects of Jerry Lee Lewis' life than what was wanted. See more
The song Jerry Lee performs in Europe is "I'm on Fire". While the setting for this scene was 1958, the song was not released until 1964. See more
I don't even know what hydrogen is.
References High School Confidential!
Written by Kurt Wood, James Kriegsman and Dave 'Baby' Cortez
(as David Clowney)
Performed by Dave 'Baby' Cortez
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