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Great Balls Of Fire (ver. 3) by Jerry Lee Lewis - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
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"Great Balls of Fire" is a 1957 song written by Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer. The song is best known for Jerry Lee Lewis's rendition, which was recorded in the Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee on October 8, 1957, and released as a 45rpm single on Sun 281 in November 1957. It reached #2 on the Billboard pop charts, #3 on the R&B charts, and #1 on the country charts. It also reached #1 on the UK pop charts. The song was ranked as the 96th greatest song ever by Rolling Stone. The song title is derived from a Southern expression, which some Christians consider blasphemous, that refers to the Pentecost's defining moment when the Holy Spirit manifested itself as "cloven tongues as of fire" and the Apostles spoke in tongues. In the Michael Crichton novel Rising Sun, the murdered prostitute, Cheryl Austin, is observed to be singing the song shortly before she is killed. Jerry Lee Lewis (born.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29; 1935) is an American rock and roll and country music singer; songwriter and pianist. An early pioneer of rock and roll music; Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and his pioneering contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In 2004; Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him #24 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In 2003; they listed his box set All Killer; No Filler: The Anthology #242 on their list of -500 greatest albums of all time-. "Great Balls of Fire" is a 1957 song written by Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer. The song is best known for Jerry Lee Lewis's rendition, which was recorded in the Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee on October 8, 1957, and released as a 45rpm single on Sun 281 in November 1957. It reached #2 on the Billboard pop charts, #3 on the R&B charts, and #1 on the country charts. It also reached #1 on the UK pop charts. The song was ranked as the 96th greatest song ever by Rolling Stone. The song title is derived from a Southern expression, which some Christians consider blasphemous, that refers to the Pentecost's.
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