October 21: Steve Cropper is 73 Happy Birthday

Sure, I’ve always dug Steve Cropper… his guitar playing. Ever since the first Booker T. record. I heard that back in the Midwest. Yeah, everybody was playing like him. ~Bob Dylan (to Jann Wenner, 29 Nov. 1969) Memphis is in a very lucky position on the map. Everything just gravitated to Memphis for years. ~Steve Cropper Booker T & The MG’s …

October 8: Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls of Fire was recorded in 1957

Well kiss me baba, woo-oooooo….it feels good Hold me baba I want to love you like a lover should Your fine, so kind I got this world that your mine mine mine mine-ine From Wikipedia: Released November 11, 1957 Recorded October 8, 1957, Sun Studio, Memphis, Tennessee Genre Rock and roll, Rockabilly, Country Label Sun 281 Writer(s) Otis Blackwell (under the pseudonym Jack Hammer) “Great Balls …

September 29, The Killer Jerry Lee Lewis is 79 Happy Birthday

“I am right. I`m always right. One time I thought I was wrong, I found out I was right. ” ~Jerry Lee Lewis “Just point me to the piano and give me my money. In fifteen minutes I’ll have ‘em SHAKIN’, SHOUTIN’, SHIVERIN’, and SHAKIN’” ~Jerry Lee Lewis From Wikipedia: Birth name Jerry Lee Lewis Also known as The Killer …

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