The Killer Rocks On/Boogie Woogie Country Man

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This BGO reissue of two of Jerry Lee Lewis' Mercury albums catches the Killer in his prime. While it's true that many had forsaken the rock & roll iconoclast as just plain weird, the U.K., Europe, and many of the music's critics hadn't -- and thank God. These two albums, issued in 1971 and 1972, respectively -- though some of the tunes were recorded as early as 1960 -- are a pair of his finest. Check his reading of "C.C. Rider" (done in true Nashville/countrypolitan style), the piano boogie version of Joe South's "Walk a Mile in My Shoes," and a smokin' version of Fats Domino's "I'm Walkin'," just to name very few. Suffice to say that there isn't a track here that Jerry ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This BGO reissue of two of Jerry Lee Lewis' Mercury albums catches the Killer in his prime. While it's true that many had forsaken the rock & roll iconoclast as just plain weird, the U.K., Europe, and many of the music's critics hadn't -- and thank God. These two albums, issued in 1971 and 1972, respectively -- though some of the tunes were recorded as early as 1960 -- are a pair of his finest. Check his reading of "C.C. Rider" (done in true Nashville/countrypolitan style), the piano boogie version of Joe South's "Walk a Mile in My Shoes," and a smokin' version of Fats Domino's "I'm Walkin'," just to name very few. Suffice to say that there isn't a track here that Jerry Lee Lewis fans can live without, and for those who thought the man was nothing but a caricature after the '50s, pair this two-fer with his recent rollicking Last Man Standing album and there is proof enough in this: Jerry Lee could still stomp your ass in an alley blindfolded. They don't call him the Killer for nothing.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/9/2004
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261206350
  • Catalog Number: 635
  • Sales rank: 68,127

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jerry Lee Lewis Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
Buddy Spicher Strings
David Darling Strings
The Jordanaires Background Vocals
Tommy Allsup Guitar
Pete Drake Steel Guitar
Lloyd Green Steel Guitar
Billy Storm Organ
Martin Katahn Strings
Joe Babcock Background Vocals
Byron Bach Strings
Brenton Banks Strings
George Binkley III Fiddle
Harold Bradley Guitar
George Brinkley Strings
Marvin Chantry Strings
Chip Young Guitar
Johnny Christopher Guitar
Stephen Clapp Strings
Ray Edenton Guitar
Dolores Edgin Background Vocals
Solie Fott Strings
Buddy Harman Drums
Hoyt Hawkins Background Vocals, Group Member
Lillian Hunt Strings
Jerry Kennedy Guitar
Millie Kirkham Background Vocals
Sheldon Kurland Strings
Kenneth Lovelace Fiddle
Kenny Lovelace Fiddle
Neal Matthews Background Vocals, Group Member
Martha McCrory Strings
Bob Moore Bass Guitar
Ricky Page Background Vocals
Hargus "Pig" Robbins Piano
Billy Sanford Guitar
Dale Sellers Guitar
Jerry Shook Guitar
Gordon Stoker Background Vocals
Samuel Terranova Strings
Gary VanOsdale Strings
Pete Wade Guitar
Trish Williams Background Vocals
Charlie McCoy Harmonica, Vibes
Bob Moore Bass
Bill Strom Organ
Ray C. Walker Background Vocals, Group Member
Albert Coleman Strings
Stephanie Woolf Strings
Bishop William Fitzpatrick Strings
Joseph T. Babcock Background Vocals
Billy Sandford Guitar
Gordon Stocker Group Member
Dolores Dinning Edgin Background Vocals
Mildred Kirkham Background Vocals
William Fitzpatrick Strings
Stephen Clapp Strings
Technical Credits
Tom T. Hall Composer
Kris Kristofferson Composer
Moon Mullican Composer
Charlie Rich Composer
William Bell Composer
Elvis Presley Composer
Joe South Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Stuart Hamblen Composer
Otis Blackwell Composer
Troy Seals Composer
Fats Domino Composer
Fred Foster Composer
Jerry Kennedy Producer, Audio Production
Gilbert Kong Mastering
Deadric Malone Composer
Cam Mullins Arranger
John Phillips Liner Notes
Bill Rice Composer
J.P. Richardson Composer
Larry Rogers Engineer
Sanger D. Schafer Composer
Tom Sparkman Engineer
Marijohn Wilkin Composer
T.J. Seals Composer
Rayburn Anthony Composer
Jerry Foster Composer
Ray Griff Composer
Mack Vickery Composer
Joseph Scott Composer
Gene Dobbins Composer
Dusty Ward Composer
William S. Cook Composer
Traditional Composer
Cecil Harrelson Composer
Bill Kearns Composer
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