7-INCH HISTORY – JERRY LEE LEWIS 65 Years Ago

Great 7″ singles from the past

2 November 2022

Last week rock ‘n’ roll hero JERRY LEE LEWIS passed away, aged 87.
A pioneer of the genre, a piano wizard, a controversial man at times,
and a madman performer.

To honor the great balls of fire icon here’s one of his timeless hits
WHOLE LOT OF SHAKIN’ GOIN’ ON (written by Dave “Curlee” Williams
and sometimes also credited to James Faye “Roy” Hall. The song was
first recorded by Big Maybelle). It was released in 1957, 65 years ago.

Shake shake shake

JERRY LEE LEWIS: Bio – Discography

A Whole Lotta Of Shakin’ Goin’ On With JERRY LEE LEWIS 65 Years Ago Today

Top singles from the past

15 April 2022

Infamous rock and roll pioneer JERRY LEE LEWIS (86 years old now)
scored one of his biggest hits with WHOLE LOTTA OF SHAKIN’ GOIN’ ON.

The single was released 65 years ago today, on 15 April 1957 through
Sun Records (Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison). The song was
written by black artist Dave “Curlee” Williams. It peaked at #3 in
the US and #8 in the UK.

Here omes The Killer

JERRY LEE LEWIS: Story – Discography