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?
Murray Silver Jr.
and Myra Lewis
sold the film rights to the book for $115,000, plus a share of the profits. The two were supposed to serve as script consultants, but after the rights were sold three times, they lost that role when Director Jim McBride
and Producer Adam Fields
opted to put some distance between the film crew and their real-life counterparts. See more
When Jerry is playing at the Cotton Jamboree he pulls his coat off, but in the next two shots he is wearing the jacket again See more
I don't even know what hydrogen is.
Singing & Swingin' For Me
Written by Al Dexter
and James Paris
Performed by Bill Boyd's Cowboy Ramblers See more