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Jerry Lee Lewis – Mercury Smashes… And Rockin’ Sessions (2000) {10CDs, Box Set}

Jerry Lee Lewis - Mercury Smashes… And Rockin' Sessions (2000) {10CDs, Box Set}

Jerry Lee Lewis – Mercury Smashes… And Rockin’ Sessions (2000) {10CDs, Box Set}
EAC Rip | 10xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.92 GB (CDs) + 392 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Bear Family Records | Germany | Cat#: BCD 15784 JK | Genre: Rockabilly

The third installment of Bear Family’s exhaustive reissue of Jerry Lee Lewis’ complete recordings, Mercury Smashes…and Rockin’ Sessions, covers the era that many listeners, even some fans, dismiss — his late-’60s and ’70s recordings for Mercury. Conventional wisdom claims that the Killer was pretty much spent as a creative force during this time, since he had already made his near-triumphant comeback as a hard country singer on Mercury in the mid-’60s, and that he coasted on formula, except for the concentrated burst of the Roots album.Read More

Jerry Lee Lewis – Rock & Roll Time (2014)

Jerry Lee Lewis - Rock & Roll Time (2014)

Jerry Lee Lewis – Rock & Roll Time (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @300 dpi, PNG, Included
Total Size: 269 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Vanguard | Cat#: 78334-2 | Genre: Rock & Roll

There’s a different feel to 2014’s Rock & Roll Time, the third album Jerry Lee Lewis has made with benefactor and producer Steve Bing. Once again, superstar drummer Jim Keltner co-produces (he sat out 2010’s Mean Old Man), and the pair bring the Killer back where he belongs right at Sun Studios. In case anybody missed the point, Jerry Lee is placed directly in front of the old Sun building itself on the cover of Rock & Roll Time, underscoring a point the music makes perfectly plain: Jerry Lee is once again singing some of that old-time rock & rollRead More