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Jerry Lee Lewis

Musician (born 29-Sep-1935)


Rick Bragg. Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story. Harper Collins. 2014. 512pp.

Robert J. Cain. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On: Jerry Lee Lewis. Dial Press. 1981. 143pp.

Jimmy Guterman. Rockin' My Life Away: Listening to Jerry Lee Lewis. Rutledge Hill Press. 1991. 223pp.

Linda Gail Lewis; with Les Pendleton. The Devil, Me, and Jerry Lee. Longstreet Press. 1998. 160pp.

Myra Lewis; with Murray Silver. Great Balls of Fire: The Uncensored Story of Jerry Lee Lewis. New York: William Morrow. 1982. 319pp.

Robert Palmer. Jerry Lee Lewis Rocks. New York: G. P. Putman's Sons. 1981. 128pp.

Nick Tosches. Hellfire: The Jerry Lee Lewis Story. Grove Press. 1998. 276pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.438)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.891)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.373)

  9. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.403-05)

  10. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.568)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.300)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.153-55)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Country Music (p.295)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.326)

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