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
There is a shot of The plane jerry is flying in from England to the US. It clearly shows a TWA logo, yet when the shot jumps to Jerry coming off the plane, the plane changes from white to silver and from TWA to American airlines. However, the plane he flew across the ocean (London to New York) would not be the plane on which he landed in Nashville; there were no direct London-Nashville flights in the 1950s. See more
Well, if I'm going to hell, I'm going there playing the piano.
Features Rock Rock Rock!
Written by Bill Justis
and Sidney Merker
Performed by Bill Justis
Courtesy of Sun Records See more