Jerry Lee Lewis

DOWN THE LINE

(Roy Orbison)

Sound-illustrated recordings' history

Recording session (date, location), number of takes, personnel Take No.:
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BFB1 SB42 Sd353 etc
January 16-18, 1958
8 takes, one f/s
706 Union Av., Memphis, Tn
Jerry Lee Lewis: vocal/piano
prob. Billy Riley: guitar
poss. J. W. Brown or Stan Kesler: bass
J. M. Van Eaton: drums
1 2:01 . 9/6 . .
f/s 2 of tk2 0:27 . C3/7 . .
2 2:12 . C3/7 . .
3 2:09 . 7/9 . .
4 2:17 SB1024 4B7 11/6 . .
5 2:03 . Sd35 1/24 .
6 2:01 . C3/6 8/30 . .
7 2:04 . 11/7 . .
8 2:12 Sun 288, 2/58 C3/9 1/7 . .
April 5, 1964
One live take
Star Club, Grosse Freiheit 39, Hamburg, West Germany
Jerry Lee Lewis: vocal/piano
and The Nashville Teens:
John Allen: guitar
Peter Shannon: guitar
Ray Phillips: bass
John Hanken: drums
One 2:51 STL 148005 LSCH5/14 .
January 10, 1973
One known take
Advision St., Gosfield Str., London, England
Jerry Lee Lewis: vocal/piano
Alvin Lee: guitar
Albert Lee: guitar
Gary Wright: organ
Kenneth Lovelace: acoustic guitar
Ray Smith: acoustic guitar
Klaus Voormann: bass
Kenny Jones: drums
Mick Kellie: drums
Tony Colton, Brian Parrish, Jerry Lee Lewis Jr.: percussion
One 3:28 SRM2 803 CLS6 2/10 .

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.
4. SB102: «JERRY LEE LEWIS: THE SUN YEARS», 12-LP set, Sun Box 102, Charly Records, UK, 1982.
5. LSCH: «Jerry Lee Lewis: Live at The Star-Club Hamburg», Bear Family Records, BCD 15467, West Germany, 1989.
6. CLS: «THE (COMPLETE) SESSION, Recorded in London with great guest artists» 2-CD set, Hip-O Select/Mercury Records, A Universal Music Company, US, 2005.


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