Last Man Standing Live is an excellent Jerry Lee Lewis special
Filmed mostly in concert on September 29, 2006-The Killer's 71st birthday-Jerry Lee Lewis: Last Man Standing Live is filled with top-notch performances by Lewis as well as guests Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Norah Jones, Chris Isaak, Merle Haggard, Kid Rock, Don Henley, and John Fogerty who is great singing solo on "Good Golly Miss Molly" (just as he was when he performed that with his former band Creedence Clearwater Revival) with Jerry Lee on piano. Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones is also on hand with guitar. There's also a narrator who you've probably heard on some movie trailers recounting the life of Lewis including the scandalous marriage to his second cousin Myra. The daughter of them, Phoebe, appears during this time to say her dad never regretted any of it. Jerry Lee is excellent throughout whether singing his old hits "Great Balls of Fire" at the beginning, "Whole Lotta Shaking" at the end or when he sings other '50s hits made famous by others like "Chantilly Lace", "What'd I Say", or (with Willie Nelson) "Jambalaya". So the next time this shows on PBS or on DVD, if you're a big Jerry Lee fan, I suggest you definitely check this one out!
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