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Jerry Lee Lewis: The Killer Rocks On

Dave Marsh, Creem, July 1972

YOU CAN TELL this one is special from the beginning. The strings come in, but all of a sudden, there's an insistent, pounding drum driving the schmaltz into the background. And then, out of nowhere, a swoop down the piano scales, as if a signature. Jerry Lee Lewis!

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