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Jerry Lee Lewis: Live At The International, Las Vegas; Charlie Rich: Boss Man

Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 18 February 1970

BOTH PIANO-PLAYING singers who started out singing rock and roll with Sam Phillips in Memphis and who have since moved into country and western, Jerry Lee and Charlie Rich are still as far apart as they always were. Jerry Lee always preferred country music to rock and roll, but could do both well; Charlie didn’t much like either of them, and yearned for jazz or rhythm and blues. Their most recent albums are true to the singers’ tastes.

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