Lewis handled his transition to straight-ahead country so well that one might have forgotten that he was one of the pioneers of rock and roll. This cover of the Big Bopper hit reminded listeners just how lethal Lewis could be when the tempo was fast. Listen Now. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace.
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Open Road Media. Top Pop Singles — Record Research, Inc. Country Music Television. Retrieved October 14, Retrieved Later that night, Lewis was at a Memphis nightclub called Vapors drinking champagne when he was given a gun.
Me, pretty well drunk, with that derringer - it ain't somethin' strange. Just before three o'clock in the morning, Lewis accidentally smashed into the famous Graceland gates because the "nose of that Lincoln was a mile long. Bragg reports that Lewis denies ever intending to do Presley harm, that the two were friends, but "Elvis, watching on the closed-circuit television , told guards to call the police. The Memphis police found the gun in the car and put Jerry Lee, protesting, hollering, threatening them , away in handcuffs.
A Damn Good Country Song 4. Alabama Jubilee 5. All Night Long 6. Another Place, Another Time 7. Big Boss Man 8. Black Mama 9. Born To Lose Bottles and Barstools Bottom Dollar Break My Mind Breathless Breathless - MasterLet’s Put It Back Together Again — 6 — The Closest Thing to You — 27 — Middle Age Crazy — 4 — Come On In — 10 — I’ll Find It Where I Can — 10 — Save the Last Dance for Me — 26 — Cold, Cold Heart — 84 — Rockin’ My Life Away: 18 — I Wish I Was Eighteen Again.