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November 1, 2014
Options November 1, 2014 Special Guest: Rick Bragg, author of Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
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Artist Track Label Comments Approx. start time
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Lewis Boogie   Sun (alternate take)    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Night Train To Memphis   Sun (originally unissued)    0:04:58 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Keep Your Hands Off Of It!   Sun (originally unissued)    0:08:25 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Ubangi Stomp   Sun (originally unissued)    0:09:13 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Wild One   Norton    0:10:40 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Rockin' with Red   Sun (originally unissued)    0:14:39 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Big Legged Woman   Sun (originally unissued)    0:16:18 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Pumpin' PIano Rock   Sun (originally unissued)    0:17:13 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Don't Put No Headstone On My Grave   SCR  Live in '85!  0:23:39 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Chantilly Lace   SCR    0:26:37 Pop‑up)  
Rick Bragg  Options Interview     Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story (HarperCollins)  0:30:15 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Don't Stay Away ('Til Love Grows Old)   Time-Life Music  JLL's first recording from '52  0:47:52 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Jerry Lee's Boogie   Time-Life Music    0:50:08 Pop‑up)  
Rick Bragg  Options Interview     Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story (HarperCollins)  0:55:08 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options If I Ever Needed You   Electrovert  Acetate from the Louisiana Hayride audition  1:00:47 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options My God Is Real   Electrovert    1:03:06 Pop‑up)  
Rick Bragg  Options Interview     Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story (HarperCollins)  1:04:28 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Another Place, Another Time   Smash    1:25:12 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options She Still Comes Around (To Love What's Left Of Me)   Smash    1:27:37 Pop‑up)  
Rick Bragg  Options Interview     Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story (HarperCollins)  1:30:22 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Mean Woman Blues   Philips (Germany)  Live At The Starclub  1:36:15 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Rockin' Jerry Lee   Smash    1:40:05 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Let A Soldier Drink   Electrovert  From "Catch My Soul" 1968  1:46:35 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options I'm On Fire (alternate take)   Bear Family    1:50:04 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Meatman   Tomato  Live at The Palomino '79  1:51:29 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options Bottles And Barstools   Smash    1:52:12 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options The Alcohol Of Fame   Smash    1:54:58 Pop‑up)  
Jerry Lee Lewis  Options The Hole He Said He'd Dig For Me   Smash    1:57:47 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

  1:05pm ccrides:

That boy sounds like a 'Zoot Suiter'!!!...:)O(:...
Avatar 1:05pm kyle a.:

Ahoy, Rex! Fellow Fools!
Avatar 1:05pm DeemerDave:

Classic photo of JLL charming the panties of an underage girl.
Avatar 1:06pm kyle a.:

methinks thats the one he was married to
Avatar 1:10pm DeemerDave:

I think you are correct, kyle
Avatar 1:11pm DeemerDave:

His cousin if I remember.
Avatar 1:11pm Mailman Tom:

Kissin' Cousins !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12pm Parq:

Terrific photo.
Avatar 1:12pm DeemerDave:

I had a crush on my cousin...
Avatar 1:13pm DeemerDave:

...but I was 8 and she was 16 at the time.
Avatar 1:13pm Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Rex, and all. Easy now, @Deemer Dave. We must leave all that unpleasantness behind us:-P
  1:15pm ccrides:

I guess every'body' has to learn somewhere...hehehe...:)O(:...
  1:26pm ccrides:

Perfect song for a Halloween hangover!!!...:)O(:...
  1:46pm Brian in New Orleans:

..love this interview and the enthusiasm for its subject!
  1:47pm ccrides:

Minnie Bennies!!!...:)O(:...
  1:54pm ccrides:

Leon Russell kinda has the same 'juice'!!!...:)O(:...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Stevel:

This is astounding.
  2:01pm ccrides:

Hehehe...Snidley Whiplash = Slim Whitman!!!...LOL...:)O(:...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Stevel:

You always knew there was something wrong with Slim.
  2:03pm marc:

Michael Shelley wants Rex to ask the guest why Jerry Lee Lewis stopped the Muscular Dystrophy Telethons.
  2:03pm amira:

Outstanding program, Rex.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm Stevel:

The last great piano player?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Stevel:

" Sometimes, a rocket goes both ways. "

I am getting this book tomorrow.
  2:12pm Trans~ally:

http://www.google.com/images?client=safari&rls=en&q=1959+cadillac&oe=UTF-8&hl=en&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ei=XCJVVI7kBoPasAS_rYH4Aw&ved=0CBQQsAQ
  2:15pm ccrides:

Steve Allen was a closet bohemian!!!...:)O(:...
Avatar 2:19pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Hokey and dumb? BRING IT ON!!
  2:20pm badlistener:

what was the youtube mentioned?
  2:20pm Brian in New Orleans:

Bragg could read aloud a shopping list and it would be fascinating.
  2:26pm JakeGhould:

This interview is really great!
  2:27pm Marc Grobman:

Magnifique interview! Thanks Rex! Best, Marc
  2:27pm Toddophonic:

Great show, can't wait to read the book!
  2:28pm pottybear:

Did he do a song about pizza?
Avatar 2:28pm Sem Chumbo:

Jerry Lee on Steve Allen: www.youtube.com...
Avatar 2:30pm Peteski:

According to the Nick Tosches book, didn't he marry his cousin to rescue her from abuse, sort of?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm Stevel:

Amazing interview. Well done, both.
  2:37pm ccrides:

Righteous piece!!!...:)O(:...
Avatar 2:38pm Joe non Papa:

Great interview! Rex, one of your best!
Avatar 2:39pm Joe non Papa:

Live At The Starclub = Best Live record ever!
  2:47pm ccrides:

Cheerz!!!...:)O(:...
  2:49pm Jay Hunt:

Jerry Lee as Iago. So cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm drr:

How did the band even follow him on that "Meat Man"?
  2:57pm Jay Hunt:

One of your best shows ever Rex. Thanks.
  2:58pm ccrides:

Hehehe...sometimes I feel like workin' on what 'it' takes to be an inductee!!!...hahaha...:)O(:...
  3:02pm ccrides:

What a great show!!!...:)O(:...
  7:39pm Two Stone:

Thanks Rex, another lesson learned on fools paradise.!.
  5:14pm B._B.:

“Did he do a song about pizza?”

Uh, dunno, but check out his “BIRTHDAY CAKE” if you want some real tasty Jerra Lee….

- B.(ut make sure you go to church to cleanse your ears if not soul afterwards….!)

- B._B.
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