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Jerry Lee Lewis

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Jerry Lee Lewis

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January 22, 2007 Any history of rock 'n' roll includes the piano master, who popularized his own brand of rock.

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Interviews & Profiles

Jerry Lee Lewis

September 26, 2010 Nearing 75, he hasn't strayed from the piano. Now, he has a new album to show for it.

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October 28, 2006 Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 hit is one of the most recent additions to the National Recording Registry.

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Discover Songs

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November 20, 2006 Two volatile careers intersect, tip their hats to one another and head off again, reenergized.

September 7, 2006 New music from TV On the Radio; The beautifully sad return of Sparklehorse; A debut from Brookly...

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Reviews

Jerry Lee Lewis shot to fame in the 1950s with hits such as "A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire."

May 17, 2013 After years of struggle, the pop star began a comeback when he signed with Smash in 1963.

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November 20, 2006 Two volatile careers intersect, tip their hats to one another and head off again, reenergized.

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February 8, 2011 The Welsh singing legend shares his favorite songs of romance and heartache for Valentine's Day.

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Jerry Lee Lewis smiles over his shoulder while playing the piano in a dressing room.

November 3, 2000 Little Richard was fun, Elvis was cool, but Jerry Lee Lewis was frightening.

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Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

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Last Man Standing

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  • Album: Last Man Standing
  • Artist: Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Label: Artist First
  • Released: 2007
 

Jerry Lee Lewis [1957]

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  • Album: Jerry Lee Lewis [1957]
  • Artist: Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Label: Rhino
  • Released: 1957
 

Last Man Standing

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  • Album: Last Man Standing
  • Artist: Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Label: Naive
  • Released: 2006
 

Red, White and Blues Soundtrack

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  • Album: Red, White and Blues Soundtrack
  • Artist: Tom Jones
  • Label: HIP-O RECORDS
  • Released: 2003
 

Mean Old Man

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  • Album: Mean Old Man
  • Artist: Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Released: 2010