After a recent discussion on the show about Janis Joplin and her distaste for Jim Morrison, the guys thought it was worth revisiting another tale of how Janis refused to put up with bad behavior - this one involving Jerry Lee Lewis. Enjoy this clip from all the way back in Episode 118.
Brian gives in and discusses Jerry Lee Lewis' dead wives - and a listener letter about Motley Crue! SHOW NOTES: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/the-strange-and-mysterious-death-of-mrs-jerry-lee-lewis-179980/6/ https://www.grunge.com/1074511/the-strange-death-of-jerry-lee-lewis-5th-wife/
Brian and Murdock remember "the last one" - The Killer, Jerry Lee Lewis - and discuss the time he went to blows with a certain member of the 27 Club. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Lee_Lewis https://www.factinate.com/people/facts-jerry-lee-lewis/ https://musicoholics.com/best-of-the-best/the-wild-life-of-jerry-lee-lewis-aka-the-killer/ https://www.vulture.com/2022/10/jerry-lee-lewis-obituary-1935-2022.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boogie-woogie https://www.npr.org/transcripts/366614537 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Kilroy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janis_Joplin https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-1968-the-doors-at-the-forum-20180420-story.html https://www.smh.com.au/culture/music/janis-joplin-s-scrapbooks-reveal-the-flipside-of-a-rock-n-roll-tragedy-20210326-p57efd.html https://tasteofcountry.com/did-jerry-lee-lewis-set-a-piano-on-fire/ 1001 Album Club podcast: https://www.1001albumclub.com/episodes/048-jerry-lee-lewis-live-at-the-star-club-hamburg/
The guys go deep digging into the early days of rock n roll to unearth the story behind the Drive By Truckers' favorite "Carl Perkins' Cadillac." Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you [...]
Brian and Murdock meet up to honor the guy who influenced pretty much anyone else who ever made rock n roll after him - but doesn't always get the credit. Hear the tales of church, dirty lyrics, PCP and short legs that make up the legend of Little Richard. SHOW NOTES: https://www.grunge.com/93930/untold-truth-little-richard/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Richard Little Richard [...]