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Jerry Rocks

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
You can be certain of one thing: that any compilation on the Bear Family label will be solid, not only in terms of tracks but presentation, historical data, and great sound. This comp by the Killer, Jerry Lee Lewis, is no exception. There are 33 cuts here, recorded between 1957 and 1977 and licensed from Sun or Mercury/Smash. Sure, some of his WEA material is missing, but most everything else from the Mercury era, with the possible exception of "What Made Milwaukee Famous," is here: "Breathless," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Great Balls of Fire," "Real Wild Child (Wild One)" (to hopefully help everyone forget Iggy Pop's utterly horrific version), "Drinkin' Wine ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
You can be certain of one thing: that any compilation on the Bear Family label will be solid, not only in terms of tracks but presentation, historical data, and great sound. This comp by the Killer, Jerry Lee Lewis, is no exception. There are 33 cuts here, recorded between 1957 and 1977 and licensed from Sun or Mercury/Smash. Sure, some of his WEA material is missing, but most everything else from the Mercury era, with the possible exception of "What Made Milwaukee Famous," is here: "Breathless," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Great Balls of Fire," "Real Wild Child (Wild One)" (to hopefully help everyone forget Iggy Pop's utterly horrific version), "Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee," "Good Rockin' Tonight," "Pink Pedal Pushers," "High School Confidential," and other great country songs -- like his stellar version of Kris Kristofferson's "Me and Bobby McGee." Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/2006
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127163967
  • Catalog Number: 16396
  • Sales rank: 111,968

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jerry Lee Lewis Primary Artist, Piano, Leader, Vocals, Background Vocals
Albert Lee Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Gary Wright Organ
Tommy Allsup Guitar
Pete Drake Steel Guitar
Alvin Lee Guitar
Martin Katahn Violin
Cliff Acred Guitar
Byron Bach Cello
Brenton Banks Violin
George Binkley III Violin
Harold Bradley Guitar
Jerry Carrigan Drums
Marvin Chantry Viola
Tony Colton Percussion
Roy Dea Track Performer
Ray Edenton Guitar
Dolores Edgin Choir, Chorus
Solie Fott Violin
Pete Gavin Percussion, Drums
Buddy Harman Bass, Drums
Hoyt Hawkins Choir, Chorus
Charles "Chas" Hodges Bass
Ginger Holladay Choir, Chorus
Mary Holladay Choir, Chorus
Lillian Hunt Violin
Roland Janes Guitar
Stan Kessler Bass
Millie Kirkham Choir, Chorus
Kenneth Lovelace Acoustic Guitar, Fiddle
Weldon Myrick Steel Guitar
Louis Dean Nunley Choir, Chorus
June Page Choir, Chorus
Billy Lee Riley Bass, Guitar
Hargus "Pig" Robbins Organ, Piano, Harpsichord
Billy Sanford Guitar
Dale Sellers Guitar
Jerry Shook Guitar
Brad Suggs Guitar
Samuel Terranova Violin
Gary VanOsdale Viola
J.M. Van Eaton Drums
Klaus Voormann Bass
Kenney Jones Percussion, Drums
Lillian Vannhunt Violin
Hugh Gordon Stoker Choir, Chorus
J.W. Brown Bass
Edward DeBruhl Bass
Otis Jett Drums
Martin Willis Tenor Saxophone
Linda Gail Lewis Vocals
Ray C. Walker Choir, Chorus
Bob Moore & His Orchestra Bass, Leader
Jerry Glenn Kennedy Guitar, Leader
Stephanie Woolf Violin
Andy Brown Organ
Joseph T. Babcock Choir, Chorus
Jerry "Chip Young" Stembridge Guitar
Michael Leech Bass
John Lee Christopher Guitar
Gene Lowery Singers Choir, Chorus
Technical Credits
Stephen Foster Composer
Merle Haggard Composer
Kris Kristofferson Composer
Buck Owens Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Jerry Lee Lewis Composer, Duet
Roy Orbison Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
Freddie Slack Composer
Bill Justis Producer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Otis Blackwell Composer
Troy Seals Composer
Ben Bernie Composer
Jack Clement Producer
Tony Colton Producer
Sunny David Composer
Colin Escott Liner Notes, Illustrations
Bob Feldman Composer
Fred Foster Composer
Jerry Goldstein Composer
Richard Gottehrer Composer
Jack Hammer Composer
Roland Janes Composer
Jerry Kennedy Producer
Sticks McGhee Composer
Don Raye Composer
J.P. Richardson Composer
Steve Rowland Producer
Shelby Singleton Producer
Tom Sparkman Engineer
Mike Stoller Composer
Mort Thomasson Engineer
Charles Underwood Composer
J. Mayo Williams Composer
Dave Williams Composer
Sam Phillips Producer
Luther Dixon Composer
Linda Gail Lewis Duet
Layng Martine Jr. Composer
John Greenham Composer
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Trevor Cajiao Reissue Producer
Jurgen Crasser Mastering
Maceo Pinkard Composer
Kenneth Casey Composer
Frank Brunson Composer
Claude de Metruis Composer
Billy Hughes Composer
Allyson R. Khent Composer
Ron Hargrave Composer
Johnny O'Keefe Composer
Erich H├╝lsenbeck Photo Restoration, Photo Scanning
Andreas Merck Photo Scanning
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