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Jerry Lee Lewis Comes Back

Gene Guerrero, Great Speckled Bird, The, 21 May 1973

JERRY LEE Lewis is a self-made phenomenon. Remember a couple of years ago when he made it back on television after years of virtual obscurity? There he was — head thrown back, cocky and sassy, jumping all over the keyboard, kicking back the piano stool and throwing off his jacket — all as if there had been no interruption of the man who claims "there's no way Elvis can follow me, there's no way anybody can follow me".

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