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
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.
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Written by Curly Williams
(as David Williams) and Sunny David
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis See more