Monatsarchiv für November 2009

Jerry Lee Lewis: 'Mean Old Man' EP Review

Sonntag, den 29. November 2009

Jerry Lee Lewis expert Andrew McRae wrote a short overview review about the new (download) EP ”Mean Old Man”:
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I”m on my third run through of the complete EP and I”d say it’’s all really great stuff;
“Swinging Doors” might actually be the weakest track in my book; a bit too loose and Merle’’s voice sounds shot [...]

Chuck Berry: New London's 100 Club Pictures

Sonntag, den 29. November 2009

This time Carmelo Genovese supplied us with awesome pictures of Chuck Berry’’s show & sound check, taken
at London’’s 100 Club on March 23rd 2008 by Elena Donzella.
source: Wolfgang Guhl

Linda Gail Lewis: Morecambe (UK) 27.November 2009 & Sale (UK) 28.November 2009

Sonntag, den 29. November 2009

Linda Gail Lewis earned a standing ovation after a performance at Connor’’s Club in Morecambe similar to that of her controversial brother, including playing the piano with her feet!
She headlined the Jukebox Jive 50s night at Smokey O”Connor’’s club.
source: The Visitor online
Short review and picture of Linda’’s (backed by Some Like It Hot) show in [...]

Jerry Lee Lewis: Last Man Standing Interview by Carmelo Genovese

Samstag, den 28. November 2009

This Interview is written some years ago by Carmelo Genovese for JAM magazin.
He passed it to me.
Thanks a lot Carmelo!
Interview & Review (Italian language)
English Google translating:
(I hope readable and not too many mistakes in it)
Jerry Lee Lewis - The last giant of rock”n”roll
Titled his latest album Last Man Standing, the last man left standing. The [...]

Johnny Cash: The Story Of Folsom Prison On BBC4

Samstag, den 28. November 2009

BBC4 description:
Documentary which explores the most important day in the career of the legendary Johnny Cash.
Cash’’s concert at Folsom State Prison in California in January 1968 touched a raw nerve in the American psyche and made him a national hero at a troubled time in American history.
Using the stark images of rock photographer Jim Marshall, [...]

The Lennerockers: New Magazin Interview

Samstag, den 28. November 2009

Führendes US-Car-Magazin schreibt über Bandjubiläum
In ihrer aktuellen Ausgabe (12/09, Heft Nr. 330, Dezember 2009, Seite 32ff.) berichtet die führende deutsche Automobilzeitschrift für amerikanische Fahrzeuge, das monatlich erscheinende „CHROM & FLAMMEN“-Magazin, über The Lennerockers und ihr 25-jähriges Bühnenjubiläum. Chefredakteur Michael Stein interviewt auf vier Seiten Pianist Teddy und entlockt ihm dabei so manche interessante Anekdote aus [...]

Mickey Gilley: News

Samstag, den 28. November 2009

Country Star Gilley Paralysed
Country singer MICKEY GILLEY (cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis) has been left paralysed from the neck down after suffering a near-fatal fall over the summer 2009.
The Room Full of Roses star, 73, was helping a friend move house in Branson, Missouri in July 2009 when he tripped backwards over a door frame [...]

Chuck Berry: Updated Picture Gallery

Freitag, den 27. November 2009

Enjoy some fantastic pictures, taken at Chuck Berry’’s show in Milan by Carmelo Genovese, Italy in 2005.
You”ll find them in the updated Picture Gallery on the German Chuck Berry website by Wolfgang Guhl.
Carmelo Genovese wrote an interesting interview & review of Jerry Lee Lewis for jamonline.it too (Italian language), some years ago.
Thanks to http://www.jamonline.it/pages/articolo.aspx?item_id=54!
Link: Picture [...]

Jerry Lee Lewis: Amsterdam (NL) 25.11.2009

Mittwoch, den 25. November 2009

The Killer played for 52 rockin” minutes, the show was incl. Georgia On My Mind and had a stormy end with Mexicali Rose, WLSGO and Great Balls Of Fire-
He kicked the stool, played standing and he sat on the keys….wild, wild, wild. This was the best show for this tour….the crowd was incredible wild too.

Killer [...]

Little Richard: Hip Surgery

Mittwoch, den 25. November 2009

www.spinnermusic.co.uk:
Even those living legends who still rock are in need of a body tune-up every once in awhile. Little Richard, now 76, is recovering at a Vanderbilt University hospital after undergoing hip surgery. In a post to his official Myspace page, a spokesperson has said that although the surgery was successful, the veteran rocker is [...]