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>
Jerry Lee Lewis: He Rocked The Nation... And Shocked The World.
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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
In the scene where Jerry is picking Myra up at school, while singing "High School Confidential", she had a red ribbon in her hair. But in the next scene, which is supposed to be right after he's picked her up, the ribbon in her hair is grey with trombones on. See more
Thank you Jesus!
Well don't thank Jesus, thank Jerry Lee Lewis.
Features Leave It to Beaver
That Lucky Old Sun
Written by Haven Gillespie
and Beasley Smith
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis See more