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. In 1956, Louisiana bad boy Jerry Lee Lewis moves to Memphis, determined to dethrone Elvis Presley with his ferocious, God-given talent. When Jerry Lee bangs out the chorus with his feet, huge fans howl out for more. When he finishes his performance by setting his piano ablaze, they mob the stage. But when he marries his 13-year-old cousin Myra Gale Brown...the scandal nearly destroys the Killer's career.
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
There wasn't a faster beat... Or a hotter sound... There wasn't a wilder man than Jerry Lee Lewis... and he was born to raise hell!
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Did You Know?
When Jerry comes off the plane from New York, there's a lot of girls gathering around. One of them kisses his cheek right by the ear, but in the next shot the mark after the lipstick is far nearer his mouth. See more
Myra Gale Brown
All I ever wanted was a little pink house with a blue door... a little baby sittin' in a high chair.
Referenced in The Real ....: Winona Ryder
Written by Otis Blackwell
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis See more