On this day…in 1987

In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees: Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and the Everly Brothers. Since then, the Hall has added a new class of inductees each year, expanding by January 2008 … [Read the full story]

Technical musicans are fucking clueless

It’s just a long, long argument that goes on, and will go on until the dawn of time. This argument will go on because music is down to what one likes…what one gets. Basically, some music is great because you get it, some music is great because you’re brain-washed and some music is great because … [Read the full story]

Jerry Lee Lewis, band-mate killed in shoot-out

A friend of Jerry Lee Lewis and a member of his band was killed in a shootout last week in Memphis. Seventy-year-old bass player BB Cunningham was working as a security guard at an apartment complex when he went to investigate a gunshot noise nearby. Witnesses say they then heard further gunshots and Cunningham, along … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1957

Jerry Lee Lewis was not the only early rock-and-roller from a strict Christian background who struggled to reconcile his religious beliefs with the moral implications of the music he created. He may have been the only one to have one of his religious crises caught on tape, however—in between takes on one of his legendary … [Read the full story]

Jerry Lee Lewis marries again

Jerry Lee Lewis has tied the knot for the seventh time. The ‘Great Balls Of Fire’ singer married Judith Brown, the ex-wife of a cousin, at a quiet ceremony in Natchez, Mississippi. Brown, who is in her early sixties and Lewis have spent the past three weeks touring Mississippi and Louisiana. His new wife said … [Read the full story]