Annotation

This Double CD also released under the title Jerry Lee Lewis: Great Balls Of Fire By Black Box in the UK in 2001

This Double CD also released under the title Jerry Lee Lewis: Great Balls Of Fire By Black Box in the UK in 2001

Annotation last modified on 2011-07-14 06:43 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Great Balls of Fire
1:54
2 High School Confidential
5 2:31
3 Big Legend Woman
2:28
4 Lewis Boogie
2:01
5 Good Golly Miss Molly
2:20
6 Sweet Little Sixteen
2:56
7 Little Queenie
2:26
8 Bog Blon' Baby
1:43
9 Matchbox
1:44
10 It'll Be Me
2:47
11 The Return of Jerry
2:35
12 What'd I Say
2:29
13 Good Rockin' Tonight
2:44
14 Livin' Lovin' Wreck
2:05
15 Hang Up My Rock'n'Roll Shoes
2:36
16 As Long as I Live
2:28
17 Ramblin' Rose
3:21
18 Save the Last Dance for Me
1:52
Medium 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
2:54
2 Breathless
2:45
3 Money (That's What I Want)
2:38
4 Your Lovin' Ways
2:40
5 Fools Like Me
2:53
6 Frankie & Johnny
2:35
7 Break Up
2:41
8 Invitation to Your Party
1:57
9 Waiting for a Train
1:43
10 Teenage Letter
2:23
11 How's My Ex Treating You
2:38
12 Carry Me Back to Old Virginia
2:28
13 I've Been Twistin'
3:16
14 Lovin' Up a Storm
1:53
15 I Get the Blues When It Rains
2:15
16 Love on Broadway
2:33
17 I Can't Seem to Say Goodbye
2:35
18 You Win Again
2:56

Credits

Medium 1

bass guitar:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1957-01 – 1957-02) (track 10)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1957-06) (track 4)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-03) (track 2)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 3)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 8)
W.S. 'T-Willie' Stevenson (1960-01-21 – 1960-01-25) (track 16)
Floyd Chance (1962-09-11) (track 5)
drums:
Jimmy Van Eaton (track 16)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1957-01 – 1957-02) (track 10)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1957-06) (track 4)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-03) (track 2)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 3)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 8)
Buddy Harman (1962-09-11) (track 5)
guitar:
Roland Janes (track 16)
Roland Janes (1957-01 – 1957-02) (track 10)
Roland Janes (1957-06) (track 4)
Roland Janes (1958-03) (track 2)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-03) (track 2)
Roland Janes (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 3)
Roland Janes (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 8)
Fred Carter (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Kelton 'Kelso' Herston (1962-09-11) (track 5)
piano:
Jerry Lee Lewis (tracks 11, 13, 16)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1957-01 – 1957-02) (track 10)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1957-06) (track 4)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-03) (track 2)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 3)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 8)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1962-09-11) (track 5)
arranger:
Jerry Lee Lewis (track 3)
background vocals:
Helen Chance (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Neal Matthews (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Gordon Stoker (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Ray Walker (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Marijohn Wilkin (1962-09-11) (track 5)
choir vocals:
Helen Chance (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Neal Matthews (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Gordon Stoker (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Ray Walker (1962-09-11) (track 5)
Marijohn Wilkin (1962-09-11) (track 5)
composer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 12)
Jack Clement (track 10)
Roy Acuff (track 16)
Chuck Berry (tracks 6–7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 9)
lyricist:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 12)
Jack Clement (track 10)
Roy Acuff (track 16)
Chuck Berry (tracks 6–7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (track 9)
producer:
Jack Clement (tracks 2–4, 8, 10)
Bill Justis (tracks 3, 8)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 2, 4, 8, 10)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 5)
spoken vocals:
Jack Clement (1958-05-30) (track 11)
George Klein (1958-05-30) (track 11)
vocals:
Jerry Lee Lewis (tracks 11, 13, 16)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1957-01 – 1957-02) (track 10)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1957-06) (track 4)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-03) (track 2)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 3)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 8)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1962-09-11) (track 5)
writer:
Kenny Jacobson (track 8)
John Marascalco (track 5)
Doc Pomus (track 18)
Rhoda Roberts (track 8)
Mort Shuman (track 18)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Ron Hargrave (1958-01 – 1958-01-28) (track 2)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-01 – 1958-01-28) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 10)
Sun Record Company (1958 –) (track 4)
Sun Record Company (1958) (tracks 2, 4, 11)
Sun Record Company (1959) (track 8)
Sun Record Company (1962) (track 5)
Sun Record Company (1969) (track 3)
Charly Records (2008 –) (track 10)
publisher:
Alamo Music, Inc. (track 8)
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 6)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 6–7)
Bob Webster Music (track 10)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 4)
Mijac Music (track 12)
Progressive Music (track 12)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 12, 18)
compilation of:
High School Confidential (take named (3.5) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 2)
High School Confidential (take named (3.2) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 2)
edit of:
As Long as I Live (false start & master) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 16)
High School Confidential (take named (3.5) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 2)
High School Confidential (take named (3.2) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 2)
remix of:
Good Golly Miss Molly (master stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 5)
remixes:
As Long as I Live (master remixed with echo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 16)
Big Blond Baby (electronically created stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 8)
Big Legged Woman (electronically created stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 3)
Lewis Boogie (overdub version 1) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 4)
Lewis Boogie (overdub version 2) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 4)
Lewis Boogie (electronically enhanced for stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 4)
cover recording of:
Little Queenie (track 7)
Matchbox (track 9)
What’d I Say (track 12)
As Long as I Live (1960-01) (track 16)
Good Golly Miss Molly (1962-09-11) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 6)
later translated versions:
Autostop (track 7)
La plaga (track 5)
later versions:
Jolie Miss Molly (track 5)
Matchbox (track 9)
recording of:
It’ll Be Me (1957-01 – 1957-02) (track 10)
Lewis Boogie (1957-06) (track 4)
High School Confidential (1958-03) (track 2)
Big Legged Woman (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 3)
Big Blon' Baby (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Detroit Medley (track 5)
version of:
Match Box Blues (track 9)

Medium 2

bass guitar:
Jay W. Brown (1958-01-21) (track 2)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-03) (track 5)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 7)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 6)
R.W. McGee (1962-01-04) (track 13)
Herman 'Hawk' Hawkins (1963-08-28) (track 8)
strings:
Milton Friedsland (1963-08-28) (track 8)
Joan Gilbert (1963-08-28) (track 8)
Noel Gilbert (1963-08-28) (track 8)
Anne Oldham (1963-08-28) (track 8)
strings arranger:
Vinnie Trauth (1963-08-28) (track 8)
drums:
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-01-21) (track 2)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-03) (track 5)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 7)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 6)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1962-01-04) (track 13)
Morris 'Tarp' Tarrant (1963-08-28) (track 8)
organ:
W.R. Felts (1963-08-28) (track 8)
guitar:
Roland Janes (1958-01-21) (track 2)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-01-21) (track 2)
Roland Janes (1958-03) (track 5)
Roland Janes (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 7)
Roland Janes (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 6)
Roland Janes (1962-01-04) (track 13)
Brad Suggs (1962-01-04) (track 13)
Roland Janes (1963-08-28) (track 8)
Scotty Moore (1963-08-28) (track 8)
piano:
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-01-21) (track 2)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-03) (track 5)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 6)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1962-01-04) (track 13)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1963-08-28) (track 8)
arranger:
Jerry Lee Lewis (track 6)
background vocals and choir vocals:
Jack Clement (1958-04-08) (track 5)
Roland Janes (1958-04-08) (track 5)
Roy Orbison (1958-04-08) (track 5)
chorus master:
Hurshel Wayne Wiginton (1963-08-28) (track 8)
composer:
Otis Blackwell (track 2)
Herman Parker Jr. (track 13)
Charlie Rich (track 7)
Bill Taylor (William Eugene Taylor) (track 8)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 18)
lyricist:
Otis Blackwell (track 2)
Herman Parker Jr. (track 13)
Charlie Rich (track 7)
Bill Taylor (William Eugene Taylor) (track 8)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 18)
producer:
Jack Clement (tracks 2, 5–6)
Bill Justis (tracks 6–7)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 2, 5–6, 8, 13)
vocals:
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-01-21) (track 2)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-03) (track 5)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 6)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1962-01-04) (track 13)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1963-08-28) (track 8)
writer:
Janie Bradford (track 3)
Jack Clement (track 5)
Berry Gordy (track 3)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (track 1)
Pee Wee Maddux (track 5)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1958) (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Sun Record Company (1961) (track 6)
Sun Record Company (1962) (track 13)
Sun Record Company (1969) (track 8)
publisher:
Obie Music Inc. (track 2)
compilation of:
I've Been Twistin' (take named (1) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 13)
I've Been Twistin' (take 4) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 13)
edit of:
Carry Me Back to Old Virginia (extended master) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 12)
I Get the Blues When It Rains (false start & master) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 15)
I've Been Twistin' (take named (1) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 13)
Money (extended) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 3)
I've Been Twistin' (take 4) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 13)
remix of:
Invitation to Your Party (take named (9) on BCD 17254 stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 8)
Fools Like Me (undubbed master) by Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-04-08) (track 5)
remixes:
Frankie and Johnny (electronically enhanced for stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 6)
cover recording of:
You Win Again (track 18)
later translated versions:
Gib mir Liebe (Money (That’s What I Want)) (track 3)
later versions:
Pas de chance (track 3)
recording of:
Breathless (1958-01-21) (track 2)
Fools Like Me (1958-04-08) (track 5)
Break Up (1958-07-11 – 1958-07-19) (track 7)
Frankie and Johnny (Jerry Lee Lewis version) (1958-12 – 1959-01) (track 6)
I’ve Been Twistin’ (1962-01-04) (track 13)
Invitation to Your Party (1963-08-28) (track 8)
referred to in medleys: