Jerry Lee Lewis

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If I couldn't do it my way, I'd best stay at home.

Jerry Lee Lewis (born 29 September 1935) is a rock 'n' roll and country performer, most famous for his recordings of "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" (1957) and "Great Balls of Fire" (1957). He was one of the first ten inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1986).

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I never set fire to a piano. I'd like to have got away with it, though.
  • There have been many great performers, but only four great stylists—Al Jolson, Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, and Jerry Lee Lewis.
    • As quoted in Meeting Jimmie Rodgers : How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century: How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century (2009) by Barry Mazor, p. 347
  • I never set fire to a piano. I'd like to have got away with it, though. I pushed a couple of them in the river. They wasn't any good.
    • As quoted in Esquire (January 2010), p. 89
  • If I couldn't do it my way, I'd best stay at home.
    • As quoted in Esquire (January 2010), p. 89

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