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The Resource Jerry Lee Lewis : his own story, by Rick Bragg, Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis : his own story, by Rick Bragg, Jerry Lee Lewis

Label
Jerry Lee Lewis : his own story
Title
Jerry Lee Lewis
Title remainder
his own story
Statement of responsibility
by Rick Bragg, Jerry Lee Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A monumental figure on the American landscape, Jerry Lee Lewis spent his childhood raising hell in Ferriday, Louisiana, and Natchez, Mississippi; galvanized the world with hit records like "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire," that gave rock and roll its devil's edge; caused riots and boycotts with his incendiary performances; nearly scuttled his career by marrying his thirteen-year-old second cousin--his third wife of seven; ran a decades-long marathon of drugs, drinking, and women; nearly met his maker, twice; suffered the deaths of two sons and two wives, and the indignity of an IRS raid that left him with nothing but the broken-down piano he started with; performed with everyone from Elvis Presley to Keith Richards to Bruce Springsteen to Kid Rock--and survived it all to be hailed as "one of the most creative and important figures in American popular culture and a paradigm of the Southern experience"" --
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bragg, Rick
Dewey number
782.42166092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.L534
LC item number
B73 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, Jerry Lee
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lewis, Jerry Lee
  • Rock musicians
  • Lewis, Jerry Lee
  • United States
Label
Jerry Lee Lewis : his own story, by Rick Bragg, Jerry Lee Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-481) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn859586305
Dimensions
  • illustrations
  • 24 cm
Extent
498 pages, 32 unnumbered pages :
Isbn
9780062078223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)859586305
Label
Jerry Lee Lewis : his own story, by Rick Bragg, Jerry Lee Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-481) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn859586305
Dimensions
  • illustrations
  • 24 cm
Extent
498 pages, 32 unnumbered pages :
Isbn
9780062078223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)859586305

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