Sunday, September 29, 2013

Happy Birthday Jerry Lee Lewis!

"The Killer" Jerry Lee Lewis was born this day in 1935 in Ferriday, LA.  The original "wild man" of rock & roll continues to thrill audiences to this day!  He signed to Sun Records in 1956 releasing "Crazy Arms" as his first single.  He was also the studio's piano player later that year for other artist sessions including among them Carl Perkins' "Matchbox", "Your True Love", "Put Your Cat Clothes On" and others as well as Billy Lee Riley's "Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll".  Here's a look through the years at "The Killer"...

From the 2008 Grammy Awards, here's Jerry Lee with Little Richard and John Fogerty: