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Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls Of Fire" was released 63 years ago
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Jerry Lee Lewis’ “Great Balls Of Fire” was released 63 years ago

“Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis was released on November 3rd 1957 on Sun Records, despite turning 63 years old today, it remains a solid Rock classic

Jerry Lee Lewis, The Killer Turns 85
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Jerry Lee Lewis, The Killer Turns 85

He was the prototypical Rock Star. Long before the late 60’s and 70’s era of rock stardom excess, Jerry Lee Lewis already was living the wild Rock Star life in the 1950’s. His bad wild boy reputation as well as his non conventional stage antics that included wild and energetic performances and instrument smash before Rockers did it, earned him the nickname “The Killer”, today, he turns 85

In 1957 Jerry "The Killer" Lee Lewis appears on TV for the first time at The Steve Allen Show
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In 1957 Jerry “The Killer” Lee Lewis appears on TV for the first time at The Steve Allen Show

After being rejected by The Ed Sullivan Show, the wild Rocker was finally invited to appear on TV, it happened on July 28, 1957 at The Steve Allen Show where he played “Whole Lot Of Shakin’ Going On”