Jerry Lee Lewis

AM I TO BE THE ONE

(Otis Blackwell)

Sound-illustrated recordings' history

Recording session (date, location), number of takes, personnel Take No.:
listen
Real Media
Net
length,
m:s
Vinyl release CD release Note
BFB1 SB42 Sd353 etc
June 25-26, 1959
4 takes, one f/s4
706 Union Av., Memphis, Tn
Jerry Lee Lewis: duet vocal/piano
Charlie Rich: duet vocal
Roland Janes or Billy Riley: guitar
Leo Lodner: bass
unknown: drums
1 1:38 . 9/23 . .
2 1:38 . 11/24 . .
f/s 3 of tk3 0:16 SB1025 9A9 . .
3 1:41 SB102 9A9 C5/31 . .
4 1:41 Sun LP-1146 B1 8/1 . .

Notes

1. BFB: Bear Family Records' CD-boxes: 2. SB4: «JERRY LEE LEWIS. THE ULTIMATE (Sun years)», 11-CD set (318 tracks) + Bonus CD (CD Sun Box 4-12, 29 tracks), CD Sun Box 4, Charly Records, UK, 1993.
3. Sd35: «Jerry Lee Lewis. The Alternate Collection», 2-CD set (61 tracks), CD SUND 35 (File under Rock & Roll), Charly Records, UK, 1991.
4. F/s: the false start of the take. Only the lengthly (15 sec. or more) or notable false starts were included in this list.
5. SB102: «JERRY LEE LEWIS: THE SUN YEARS», 12-LP set, Sun Box 102, Charly Records, UK, 1982.
6. Sun LP-114: «Jerry Lee Lewis. A Taste of Country», LP Sun-114, Sun International, US, 1970.


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