Library Rock's Backpages

Jerry Lee Lewis: Live At the Star Club (Bear Family)

Tom Graves, Rock & Roll Disc, November 1989

WHAT IS IT about Jerry Lee Lewis that so fascinates us and makes us love a character so inherently unlovable? He only had a handful of bona fide hits in his early career, which belly-flopped even in the Deep South when word leaked that he had married his 13-year-old cousin.

Total word count of piece: 600

Not yet registered to read this free article? Enter your email address in the first field below and we'll send you a password to read all free articles on Rock's Backpages. Once you've received it, please login using the same email address (as your username) plus the password you've been sent, using the LOGIN form below.

If you've registered (or are an RBP subscriber), you don't need to request a new password. Simply enter your email address and password in the LOGIN form below...



For full access to all RBP articles, click here to subscribe.

The email we send will come from the address If you don't receive the message please be sure to check any spam filters you may have in place.