Jerry Lee Lewis

DON'T BE CRUEL

(Elvis Presley/Otis Blackwell)

Sound-illustrated recordings' history

Recording session (date, location), number of takes, personnel Take No.:
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Prob. February/March 1958
One take
706 Union Ave., Memphis, Tn
Jerry Lee Lewis: vocal/piano
unknown: bass
unknown: drums
One 1:58 Sun LP-1230 C3/26 6/9 . .
September 13, 1969
One live take
Rock & Roll Revival Concert, Toronto, Canada
Jerry Lee Lewis: vocal/piano
prob. James Albert 'Buck' Hutcheson: electric guitar
poss. Ned Gail Davis: steel guitar
Edward DeBruhl: bass
Kenneth Lovelace: electric guitar/fiddle
Morris 'Tharp' Tarrant or Russell Smith: drums
One 2:24 . DVD «Jerry Lee Lewis: The Story of Rock and Roll» .
February 25, 1972
One known take
Mercury St., 1512 Hawkins Str., Nashville, Tn.
Jerry Lee Lewis: vocal/piano/leader
Harold Ray Bradley: guitar
Ray Edenton: guitar
Jerry Glenn Kennedy: guitar
Jerry 'Chip Young' Stembridge: guitar
Pete Drake: steel guitar
Bob L. Moore: bass
Murrey M. 'Buddy' Harman Jr.: drums
William 'Bill' David Strom: organ
Byron T. Bach, Martha McCrory: cellos
Norman 'Buddy' Spicher: fiddle
Marvin D. Chantry, Gary Vanosdale: violas
Brenton B. Banks, George Binkley III, Albert Coleman, Solie Isaac Fott, Martin Kathan, Sheldon 'Shelly' Kurland, Samuel Terranova: violins
Joseph T. Babcock, Dolores D. Edgin, Mildred Kirkhan, June E. Page, Hurshel W. Wiginton, Ann Patricia Williams: chorus
One 1:54 SRM1 637 M3/10 . .

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.


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