El 29 de setiembre de 1935 nace Jerry Lee Lewis

El 29 de setiembre de 1935 nace Jerry Lee Lewis

Un día como hoy pero de 1935 nacía Jerry Lee Lewis en Ferriday, Luisiana, es pianista y cantante estadounidense, pionero del Rock and Roll, apodado "The Killer" ("El Asesino") por su fuerte personalidad y su puesta en escena, y tras ser considerado una seria alternativa frente a Elvis Presley, el Rey del Rock, su popularidad decayó durante los años sesenta y setenta por diversos escándalos.

Escuchá las mejores canciones de Jerry Lee Lewis

Su figura ha sido rehabilitada en las últimas décadas, entrando a formar parte en 1986 del Salón de la Fama del Rock dentro del primer grupo, junto con otros pioneros del rock, y posteriormente del Salón de la Fama del Rockabilly. En 2003, la revista Rolling Stone lo situó en el puesto 24.º de los mejores músicos del siglo.​ Su vida fue llevada la gran pantalla en la película Gran bola de fuego, donde fue encarnado por el actor Dennis Quaid.

 

Discografía

Álbumes

Año Título Posición
US US Country UK
1958 High School musical      
1962 Jerry Lee Lewis Vol. 2/Jerry Lee's Greatest     14
1964 Live at the Star Club, Hamburg      
Golden Hits of Jerry Lee Lewis 40    
The Greatest Live Show on Earth 32    
1965 The Return of Rock 64    
Country Songs for City Folks/All Country   39  
1966 Memphis Beat 145    
1967 Soul My Way      
1968 Another Place, Another Time 160 3  
1969 She Still Comes Around   12  
Sings the Country Music Hall of Fame Hits, Vol. 1 127 2  
Sings the Country Music Hall of Fame Hits, Vol. 2 124 5  
Together (duets with Linda Gail Lewis)   8  
Original Golden Hits, Vol. 1 119 8  
Original Golden Hits, Vol. 2 122 6  
1970 The Golden Cream of the Country   11  
She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye 186 9  
A Taste Of Country   16  
Best Of 114 8  
Live at the International, Las Vegas 149 5  
1971 In Loving Memories   18  
There Must Be More to Love Than This 190 8  
Touching Home 152 11  
Monsters   44  
Would You Take Another Chance on Me 115 3  
1972 The Killer Rocks On 105 4  
Who's Gonna Play This Old Piano?   3  
1973 The Session (double album; gold record) 37 4  
Sometimes a Memory Ain't Enough   6  
Southern Roots   6  
1974 I-40 Country   25  
Breathless (High Heel Sneakers + Roll Over Beethoven)      
1975 Boogie Woogie Country Man   16  
Odd Man In   33  
1976 Country Class   18  
1977 Country Memories   21  
1978 Best of/Vol. 2   23  
Jerry Lee Keeps Rockin'   40  
1979 Duets   32  
Jerry Lee Lewis 186 23  
1980 When Two Worlds Collide   32  
Killer Country   35  
1981 Best of/Vol. 3   49  
1982 The Survivors Live (con Johnny Cash y Carl Perkins)   21  
1983 My Fingers Do the Talkin'   62  
1986 Class of '55 (con Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins y Roy Orbison) 87 15  
1989 Great Balls of Fire      
1993 Solid Ground      
All Killer, No Filler: The Anthology      
1994 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On 62    
1995 Young Blood 31    
2006 Last Man Standing 26 4  
2010 Mean Old Man 30    
2014 Rock & Roll Time - - -

 

Sencillos

Año Título Posición RIAA
US US Country US
R&B
UK
1956 "Crazy Arms"
1957 "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" 3 1 1 8 Oro
"Great Balls of Fire" 2 1 3 1 Oro
"You Win Again" 95 4 3 Oro
1958 "Breathless" 7 4 3 8 Oro
"Down the Line" 51
"High School Confidential" 21 9 5 12 Oro
"Fools Like Me" 9 11
"The Return Of Jerry Lee"
"Break Up" 52 19
"I'll Make It All Up to You" 85 19
"I'll Sail My Ship Alone" 93
1959 "Lovin' Up a Storm" 81 28
"Let's Talk About Us" 76
"Little Queenie"
1960 "Old Black Joe"
"Baby Baby Bye Bye" 47
"Hang Up My Rock 'n' Roll Shoes"
"In The Mood" (bajo el pseudónimo de The Hawk)
"When I Get Paid"
1961 "What'd I Say" 25 27 26 10
"It Won't Happen With Me"
"Cold, Cold Heart" 22
"Save The Last Dance for Me"
"Money"
1962 "I've Been Twistin'"
"Sweet Little Sixteen" 95 38
"How's My Ex Treating You?" 98
"Good Golly Miss Molly" 99 31
1963 "Teenage Letter"
"Hit The Road, Jack" 103
"Pen And Paper" 36
1964 "I'm On Fire" 98
"She Was My Baby"
"High Heel Sneakers" 91
1965 "Baby, Hold Me Close" 129
"Carry Me Back To Old Virginia"
"Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie-Woogie Flu"
"Green Green Grass Of Home"
1966 "Stick And Stones"
"Memphis Beat"
1967 "It's A Hang Up Baby"
"Turn On Your Love Light"
1968 "Another Place, Another Time" 97 4
"What's Made Milwaukee Famous" 94 2
"She Still Comes Around" 2
"To Make Love Sweeter for You" 1
1969 "Don't Let Me Cross Over" (con Linda Gail Lewis) 9
"One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)" 3
"Invitation to Your Party" 6
"She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye" 2
"One Minute Past Eternity" 2
"Roll Over Beethoven" (con Linda Gail Lewis) 8
"Once More With Feeling" 2
1970 "I Can't Seem To Say Goodbye" 7
"There Must Be More To Love Than This" 1
"Waiting For A Train" 11
"In Loving Memories" 48
1971 "Touching Home" 110 3
"Love On Broadway" 31
"When He Walks on You" 11
"Me and Bobby McGee" 40 1 Oro
"Would You Take Another Chance on Me" 1
1972 "Chantilly Lace" 43 1 33 Oro
"Think About It Darlin'" 1
"Lonely Weekends" 11
"Turn On Your Love Light" 95
"Me And Jesus"
"I'm Walking" 95
"Your Lovin' Ways"
"Who's Gonna Play This Ol' Piano?" 14
1973 "No More Hanging On" 19
"Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee" 41 20 Oro
"No Headstone on My Grave" 104 60
"Sometimes a Memory Ain't Enough" 6
"I Can't Trust Me"
"Falling To The Bottom"
"I'm Left You're Right She's Gone" 21
1974 "Just A Little Bit"
"Tell Tale Signs" 18
"He Can't Fill My Shoes" 8
1975 "I Can Still Hear The Music In The Restroom" 13
"Boogie Woogie Country Man" 24
"A Damn Good Country Song" 68
1976 "Don't Boogie Woogie" 58
"Let's Put It Back Together" 6
"The Closest Thing To You" 27
1977 "Middle Age Crazy" 4
1978 "Come On In" 10
"I'll Find It Where I Can" 10
"Am I To Be The One"
"Save The Last Dance For Me" 26
"Cold, Cold Heart" 84
1979 "Rockin' My Life Away" 101 18
"I Wish I Was Eighteen Again" 18
"Who Will The Next Fool Be" 20
1980 "When Two Worlds Collide" 11
"Honky Tonk Stuff" 28
"Folsom Prison Blues"
"Over The Rainbow" 10
1981 "Thirty-Nine And Holding" 4
"I'd Do It All Again" 52
1982 "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" 43
"My Fingers Do The Talkin'" 44
"Circumstantial Evidence"
"Why You Been Gone So Long" 69
1983 "Come As You Where" 66
1984 "I Am What I Am"
1986 "Get Out Your Big Roll, Daddy"
"Sixteen Candles" 61
1989 "Great Balls Of Fire"
"Crazy Arms"
"High School Confidential"
1990 "It Was The Whiskey Talkin' (Not Me)"
1995 "Goosebumps"
2006 "Rock And Roll"
2009 "Mean Old Man"