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Liela Records With Rock Legends

14th January 2009

Frontwoman of THE DUKE SPIRIT, Liela Moss, has been discussing her impromptu recording session with some legendary names in music.The singer revealed she recently sang backing vocals on a forthcoming album by rock n roll...

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Lewis Eyes Stones For New Record

25th October 2008

Rock and roll icon JERRY LEE LEWIS wants to collaborate with two fellow music legends on his new album - ROLLING STONES duo MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS. The Great Balls Of Fire hitmaker is...

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Rock Icon Lewis Returns To U.k. 50 Years After Tour Shambles

7th October 2008

Rock legend JERRY LEE LEWIS is to return to the U.K. 50 years after his ill-fated 1958 tour was scrapped following revelations about his private life. The singer came to Britain in May 1958, aged...

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Fogerty, Lewis + Little Richard Are Grammy Super Trio

5th February 2008

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL founder JOHN FOGERTY will perform with rock 'n' roll greats LITTLE RICHARD and JERRY LEE LEWIS at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (10Feb08). The trio will headline a Cornerstones Of Rock segment...

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Judge Blocks Auction Of Cash, Perkins + Lewis Tapes

18th August 2007

A judge has permanently blocked the sale of master recordings made by former Sun Records artists including JOHNNY CASH, CARL PERKINS and JERRY LEE LEWIS, it was announced on Thursday (16Aug07). The ruling was made...

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Stars To Judge Songwriting Competition

14th August 2007

A galaxy of legendary musicians including BRIAN WILSON, TOM WAITS, RAY DAVIES, NELLY FURTADO, JERRY LEE LEWIS, LORETTA LYNN and FRANK BLACK are the judges of this year's (07) International Songwriting Competition. Wannabe songwriters' entries...

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James Brown Honoured With 10,000 Pairs Of Shoes

25th January 2007

The organisers of next month's (01FEB07) Soles4Souls benefit concert in Las Vegas will donate 10,000 pairs of shoes to natural disaster victims to honour headliner JAMES BROWN. The soul legend was set to join LITTLE...

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Stray Horse Almost Ended Jerry Lee's Life

8th December 2006

Rock 'n' roll wildman JERRY LEE LEWIS almost died at the height of his success - when he hit a horse while speeding through Tennessee. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE hitmaker recalls he was hurtling...

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Lewis Quits Boozing After Bad Scotch

7th December 2006

JERRY LEE LEWIS had his last "proper drink" 12 years ago and quit after a glass of his favourite scotch made him ill. The one-time heavy-drinking wildman turned his back on booze in 1994 after...

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Jerry Lee Blasts Modern Country Music

6th December 2006

JERRY LEE LEWIS has blasted country music's current stars, insisting the modern Nashville, Tennessee scene all sound the same to him. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE hitmaker turned his back on rock `n' roll to...

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The Things They Say 3525

6th December 2006

"Think about it for a long time and be very, very careful... Marriage is a very sacred thing, and it's not to be played around with." JERRY LEE LEWIS, who has been married seven times....

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Lewis: 'Age Has Tamed Me'

24th November 2006

Veteran rocker JERRY LEE LEWIS insists his advancing years have turned him into a model citizen. The 71-year-old was regularly in trouble with the law in his younger days - plagued by problems in his...

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Fascinating Fact 2209

4th October 2006

DAVE MATTHEWS, STEEL PULSE, GOV'T MULE, JERRY LEE LEWIS, STEVE EARLE and ALLISON MOORER joined co-founders WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG and JOHN MELLENCAMP at the 21st anniversary Farm Aid fundraiser at the Tweeter Center in...

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Fascinating Fact 2200

2nd October 2006

DAVE MATTHEWS, STEEL PULSE, GOV'T MULE, JERRY LEE LEWIS, STEVE EARLE and ALLISON MOORER joined co-founders WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG and JOHN MELLENCAMP at the 21st anniversary Farm Aid fundraiser at the Tweeter Center in...

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Hollywood Producer Bing Saved Lonely Lewis

27th September 2006

JERRY LEE LEWIS was shocked when Hollywood producer and ELIZABETH HURLEY's ex-boyfriend STEVE BING tracked him down in rural Mississippi and begged him to record an album of duets. The 70-year-old was living as a...

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Jerry Lee Records Duets Album With Famous Friends

9th August 2006

JERRY LEE LEWIS has become the latest ageing star to announce plans for an album of famous duets. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE singer, 70, has recorded a string of favourite tunes with MICK JAGGER,...

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Sonic Youth Named National Treasures

13th April 2006

Iconic rockers SONIC YOUTH's DAYDREAM NATION and ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? by JIMI HENDRIX are among the albums set to become official national treasures in America. The two albums feature among the 50-plus recordings to be...

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Fascination Fact:

16th November 2005

KID ROCK and JERRY LEE LEWIS teamed up to perform JOHNNY CASH's I WALK THE LINE for a TV tribute to the late country legend, which will air in America tonight (16NOV05)....

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Stars Walk The Line For Tv Cash Tribute

22nd October 2005

U2, NORAH JONES, JERRY LEE LEWIS and FOO FIGHTERS are joining forces to pay tribute to late country legend JOHNNY CASH. The rock and pop stars will perform Cash's hits as part of TV...

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Fascinating Fact 285

30th September 2005

Rock 'n' roll icon JERRY LEE LEWIS turned 70 yesterday (29SEP05)....

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Csn+y Reunite For Benefit Concert

23rd September 2005

Rock legends CROSBY, STILLS, NASH + YOUNG are to reunite at the 19th annual Bridge School Benefit concert next month (29+30OCT05). The OUR HOUSE quartet will headline the event, held each year by Young...

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Hurley's Ex Credited With Saving Jerry Lee Lewis

13th June 2005

The father of LIZ HURLEY's son DAMIAN is being credited with saving rock 'n' roll legend JERRY LEE LEWIS' life after signing him up to record a new covers album with a number of rock...

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Songwriter Kingston Dies

24th February 2005

Country songwriter LARRY KINGSTON has died at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital following a heart attack he suffered last month (JAN05). He was 63. Kingston's best-known songs include THANK GOD + GREYHOUND, which was a...

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Jerry Lee Offers Kid Rock Piano Lessons

15th February 2005

KID ROCK is taking piano lessons from music legend JERRY LEE LEWIS. The rap-rocker has decided it's time he learned to tinkle the ivories and he's called in his rock 'n' roll pal to...

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Jerry Lee Calls On His Famous Pals

15th February 2005

Rock 'n' roller JERRY LEE LEWIS is following in late pal RAY CHARLES' footsteps by bringing his famous friends together for a new album. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE singer has invited SIR MICK...

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Stewart Scores A Grammy First

14th February 2005

Veteran rockers ROD STEWART and JERRY LEE LEWIS are celebrating after they both scooped their first ever GRAMMY AWARD last night (13FEB05). Stewart won the Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for STARDUST......

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Stars Line Up For Recording Academy's Top Honours

4th January 2005

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN and country music's first family THE CARTERS are among the artists named among the recipients of the Recording Academy of America's Lifetime Achievement award. JANIS JOPLIN, JERRY LEE LEWIS and...

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Country Star Mack Vickery Dies

27th December 2004

The world of country music is in mourning after learning of the death of singer/songwriter MACK VICKERY. Vickery died last week (21DEC04) of a heart attack. He was 66. A beloved name in...

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Quaid To Play Cooley In New Biopic

7th December 2004

Movie star DENNIS QUAID is set for another real-life portrayal on the big screen after negotiating to play legendary fiddler SPADE COOLEY in a new film. The actor, who has played JERRY LEE LEWIS...

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