Jerry Lee Lewis

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: No 15, Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls of Fire
The 1957 rock’n’roll hit is still one of the most lascivious songs ever recorded

Michael Hann

18, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Nick Tosches: the writer who made his prose rock and roll
Tosches, who has died aged 69, wrote about everything from drugs to modern art – and his punkish music writing pricked the pretensions of his peers

Alexis Petridis

21, Oct, 2019 @3:57 PM

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Too toxic to touch? Tribute acts in the age of #MeToo
You’d think it’d be a hard time to be a Michael Jackson impersonator – yet business is booming for some acts mimicking problematic stars. Jack Needham finds out more

Jack Needham

05, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Disgraceland: rock'n'roll's worst hellraisers – podcasts of the week
A new pod looks into the most egregious moments in rock’s back catalog, while a Radiotopia show focuses on ‘Satan’s six-legged messengers’

Hannah Verdier and Rowan Slaney

30, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Chuck wrote history of rock’n’roll music | Letters
Letters: His set of classic rock’n’roll numbers was explosive

Letters

20, Mar, 2017 @6:47 PM

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Our favourite music interviews of 2015: Prince, Kendrick, Blur, Björk and more
Goofing out with Joanna Newsome, an endurance event with Blur, and the fear and the fury of Jerry Lee Lewis … meeting the stars held unknown highlights for our writers this year

Guardian music

31, Dec, 2015 @9:00 AM

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Readers recommend: songs about scandal | Peter Kimpton
Sex, drugs, money, sport, politics or hypocrisy? Sift through your songs to craft a collection of controversy, exposing the wrongs that pretend to be rights, says Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

08, Oct, 2015 @7:04 PM

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Jerry Lee Lewis review – a rare, authentic rock'n'roll jamboree
The Killer celebrates his 80th birthday with a jitterbugging throwback to his riot-inducing heyday

Mark Beaumont

07, Sep, 2015 @12:08 PM

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Jerry Lee Lewis: ‘I worry about whether I'm going to heaven or hell’
At nearly 80, Jerry Lee Lewis has outlived his rivals and is preparing for his final tour. He talks to Simon Hattenstone about why his seventh wife is the love of his life, how he became known as ‘the Killer’, and why Elvis was just a hillbilly

Simon Hattenstone

08, Aug, 2015 @9:30 AM

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Rock’n’roll America review – the gospel truth about a music revolution
It wasn’t that long ago that Elvis Presley was denounced as the devil’s disciple. The way the first rockers tell it, though, it was more about impressing girls…

Lucy Mangan

11, Jul, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Jerry Lee Lewis: ‘Without Great Balls of Fire, rock’n’roll would be boring’
Jerry Lee Lewis on how John Lennon embarrassed him by kissing his feet, how a handgun habit felt normal, and flipping his Rolls Royce

Paul Lester

09, Jul, 2015 @1:23 PM

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