Sunday, July 20, 2008

The Killer: Jerry Lee Lewis

I was just watching CMT, where they're showing the 1989 film Great Balls of Fire, with Dennis Quaid as Jerry Lee Lewis and Wynona Ryder as his cousin/child bride, Myrna. The movie trailer:

Just in case you think that's a Hollywood exaggeration of the outrageousness of Jerry Lee's original act, here's footage of his first appearance on the "Steve Allen Show" in 1957:

The boy was just flat crazy.

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