© 1989 Bear Family Records (CD) 500/200rpm BCD 15420 (1-8) mono digital
CLASSIC JERRY LEE LEWIS
THE DEFINITIVE SUN RECORDINGS 1956 - 1963

8 Compact disc boxed set, LP-sized. An Bear Family Special Products. Yellow label. Have circle of musical notes and staff around the entire label, with excepted of the bar wherein "Memphis, Tennessee" appear. The letters SUN with sun rays pressed in light brown at the top of the label. Bear Family and catalog number left from the center on the disc. On the back cover, Bear Family logo right from the center, catalog number in upper right. Complete edition of Jerry Lee Lewis 246 seminal Sun recordings, contains the original Sun singles, 30 unissued performances, 56 performances in stereo - most for the first time. Also included an 36-page DeLux booklet with many previously unpublished photographs and illustrations with liner notes by Colin Escott. Also included in the booklet, Lewis' complete session files. First, and most crucial, in these sets contains everything Jerry Lee Lewis ever recorded at Sun Records, all of the hits, alternate takes of virtually every song, with all of the false starts, aimless jams and the famed argument with Sam Phillips over playing the devil's music, rounding out the proceedings. It is as good a look into the inner-workings of a famous studio and legendary performer as can be found. Musically speaking, the previously unreleased cuts are astonishing to hear and will more than justify Lewis's vaunted reputation, something evident on the very first session when he ran through songs of every style and source, all with supreme confidence and total originality. The dynamic playing of his studio cohorts, Roland Janes on guitar and J.M. Van Eaton on drums, stand out no matter how varied the material was, and together with Lewis on piano they make a convincing case that they were the original power trio in rock.

Original sessions Produced:
Sam C. Phillips, Jack Clement, Bill Justis, Ernie Barton,
Charles Underwood, Billy Sherrill, and Scotty Moore.
Reissue Produced:
Colin Escott
Mastered:
Bob Jones
Artwork:
Hoffmann Nienburg

Pictures and Illustration:
Dave Booth (Showtime Archieve), Bill Millar, Billy Miller (Kicks Magazine),
Michael Ochs Archive and Henk van Raay.
Special thanks to:
Ted Carroll.

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Disc 1 Contains
1 - Crazy Arms (2:47) > SUN 259 <
2 - End Of The Road (1:50) > SUN 259 <
3 - You're The Only Star In My Blue Heaven (2:41)
4 - Born To Loose (2:43)
5 - Silver Threads Among The Gold (2:07)
6 - I'm Throwing Rice (2:16)
7 - I Love You So Much It Hurts (2:20)
8 - Deep Elem Blues (2:47)
9 - Goodnight Irene (3:07)
10 - Goodnight Irene (Undubbed Master) (2:57)
11 - Honey Hush (2:06)
12 - Crawdad Song (1:50)
13 - Dixie (1:33)
14 - The Marines Hymn (2:27)
15 - That Lucky Old Sun (3:11)
16 - Hand Me Down My Walking Cane (2:20)
17 - You're The Only Star In My Blue Heaven (Unissued) (2:31)
18 - Lewis Boogie (2:02) > Sun 301-B <
19 - I Love You Because (3:04)
20 - I Can't Help It (2:54)
21 - Cold Cold Heart (3:07) > Sun 364-A <
22 - Shame On You (2:11)
23 - I'll Keep On Loving You (1:53)
24 - You Are My Sunshine (2:13)
25 - Tomorrow Night (2:57)
26 - Sixty Minute Man (1:51)
27 - It All Depend (Who Will Buy The Wine) (3:01)
28 - I Don't Love Nobody (2:11)
29 - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (2:43)
30 - It'll Be Me (2:31)
31 - It'll Be Me (Alternate Take) (2:32) 
Original Sun Recordings

Disc 2 Contains
1 - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (2:55) > SUN 267-B < 
2 - False Start to It'll Be Me (0:39)
3 - It'll Be Me (Unissued) (2:37)
4 – It'll Be Me (Single Master) (2:48) > SUN 267-A < 
5 - Ole Pal Of Yesterday (2:38)
6 - You Win Again (2:09)
7 - Love Letters In The Sand (2:04)
8 - Little Green Valley (Unissued) (2:07)
9 - Lewis Boogie (Master) (2:02) > SUN 301-B < 
10 - Pumpin' Piano Rock (2:05)
11 - It'll Be Me (Master) (2:16)
12 - All Night Long (2:05)
13 - Old Time Religion (1:56)
14 - When The Saint Go Marching In (Undubbed Master) (2:13)
15 - My Carolina Sunshine Girl ((1:53)
16 - Long Gone Lonesome Blues (2:05)
17 - Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-Dee (2:37)
18 - Singing The Blues (2:09)
19 - Snatch of Keep Your Hands Off Of It & Rockin' With Red (2:10)
20 - Matchbox (Undubbed Master) (1:54)
21 – Matchbox (1:52)
22 - Ubangi Stomp (1:48)
23 - Rock And Roll Ruby (2:00)
24 - So Long I'm Gone (2:12)
25 - Ooby Dooby (2:00)
26 - I Forgot To Remember To Forget (Unissued) (2:40)
27 - You Win Again Undubbed Master) (2:58)
28 - I'm Feeling Sorry (3:08)
29 - I'm Feeling Sorry (2:26)
30 - I'm Feeling Sorry (2:41)
31 - I'm Felling Sorry (2:41)
32 - Mean Woman Blues (2:27)
33 - Turn Around (2:49)
34 - Great Balls Of Fire (Movie Cut) (1:49)
Original Sun Recordings

Disc 3 Contains
1 - Chatter to Great Balls Of Fire (2:54)
2 - Why Should I Cry Over You (2:35)
3 - Religious Discussion (4:01)
4 - Great Balls Of Fire (Master) (1:54) > Sun 281-A <
5 - You Win Again (Overdubbed Master) (2:58) > Sun 281-B <
6 - Down The Line (Unissued) (2:03)
7 - False Starts & Down The Line (2:55)
8 - I'm Sorry I'm Not Sorry (2:38)
9 - Down The Line (Master) (2:15) > Sun 288-A < 
10 - Sexy Ways (False Start) (0:31)
11 - Cool, Cool Ways (Sexy Ways) (2:35)
12 - Milkshake Mademoiselle (2:21)
13 - Breathless (Unissued) (2:40)
14 - Milkshake Mademoiselle (2:04)
15 – 2 False Starts & Milkshake Mademoiselle (Unissued) (2:41)
16 – Breathless (Master) (2:45) > Sun 288-B <
17- False Start & High School Confidential (2:49)
18- High School Confidential Unissued) (2:37)
19 - High School Confidential (2:35) 
20 - High School Confidential (2:47)
21 - Put Me Down (Unissued) (2:11)
22 - Good Rockin' Tonight (2:43)
23 - Pink Pedal Pushers (2:10)
24 - Jailhouse Rock (1:58)
25 - Hound Dog (1:27)
26 - Don't Be Cruel (2:01)
27 – Someday (2:46)
28 – Jambalaya (2:01)
29 - Friday Night (1:44)
30 - Big Legged Woman (2:26)
Original Sun Recordings

Disc 4 Contains
1 - Hello, Hello Baby (3:24)
2 - Frankie And Johnny (2:34)
3 - Your Cheatin' Heart (2:13)
4 - Lovesick Blues (2:11)
5 - Goodnight Irene (Overdubbed Master) (2:55)
6 - When The Saint Go Marching In (Overdubbed Master) (2:12)
7 – Matchbox (Overdubbed Master) (1:45)
8 - It All Depend (Who Will Buy The Wine) (Overdubbed Master) (3:01)
9 - Put Me Down (2:24)
10 - Fools Like Me (Undubbed Master) (2:53)
11 - Carrying On (Sexy Ways) (Unissued) (2:01)
12 - False Start & Crazy Heart (2:01)
13 - Put Me Down (2:00)
14 - Put Me Down (2:11)
15 - False Start & High School Confidential (False Start) (0:29)
16 - High School Confidential (Master) (2:32) > Sun 296-A < 
17 - Slippin' Around (2:26)
18 - I'll See You In My Dreams (2:35)
19 - Real Wild Child (1:57)
20 - Let The Good Times Roll (2:15)
21 - Fools Like Me (Overdubbed Master) (2:53) > Sun 296-B <
22 - Settin' On The Woods Of Fire (Unissued) (2:28)
23 - Memory Of You (2:11)
24 - Come What May (2:04)
25 - Break Up (2:26) 
26 - Crazy Arms (3:23)
27 - Live And Let Live (0:37)
28 - False Start & I'll make It All Up To You (2:56)
29 - Crazy Arms (2:43)
30 - Johnny B. Goode (1:57)
31 - False Start & Settin' The Woods On Fire & Break Up (2:35)
Original Sun Recordings 

Disc 5 Contains
1 - Return Of Jerry Lee (2:34) > Sun 301 < 
2 - Break Up (Unissued) (2:42)
3 - I'll Make It All Up To You (Unissued) (3:00)
4 - Break Up (Unissued) (3:00)
5 - Johnny B. Goode (2:43
6 - Break Up (Master) (2:30) > Sun 303-A <
7 - I'll Make It All Up To You (3:06) > Sun 303-B < 
8 - Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee (2:38)
9 - I'll Sail My Ship Alone (2:11) > Sun 312-B <
10 - Chatter & It Hurts Me So (3:22)
11 - You're The Only Star In My Blue Heaven (Unissued) (1:52)
12 - It Hurts Me So (2:40) > SUN 312-A <
13 - Lovin' Up A Storm (Unissued) (1:57)
14 - Big Blon' Baby (1:44) > Sun 317-B <
15 - Lovin' Up A Storm (1:54) > Sun 317-A <
16 - Sick And Tired (2:46)
17 – (Just A Shanty In Old) Shanty Town (2:32)
18 - Release Me (2:11)
19 - False Start & I Could Never Be Ashamed Of You (Unissued) (2:49)
20 - Near You (Take 1, Take 2) (3:09)
21 - I Could Never Be Ashamed Of You (2:26) > Sun 330-B <  
22 - Hillbilly Fever (2:08)
23 - My Blue Heaven (1:59)
24 - My Blue Heaven (1:47)
25 - False Start & Let's Talk About Us (3:07)
26 - Little Queenie (2:26) > Sun 330-A < 
27 – Home (2:00)
28 - Will The Circle Be Unbroken (2:25)
29 - Ballad Of Billy Joe (3:00) > Sun 324-B <
30 - Sail Away (2:27)
31 - False Start & Am I To Be The One (2:15)
Original Sun Recordings 

Disc 6 Contains
1 - Night Train To Memphis (2:12)
2 - I'm The Guilty One (2:11)
3 - Let's Talk About Us (2:11) > Sun 324-A <
4 - The Wild Side Of Life (Stereo) (2:50)
5 - Charming Billy (Stereo) (2:20)
6 - My Bonnie (Stereo) (2:30)
7 - Mexicali Rose (Slow) 2:57)
8 - Mexicali Rose (Fast) (1:46)
9 - Getting In The Mood
10 - In The Mood (3:01) > PI 3559-B <
11 - I Get The Blues When It Rains (1:12)
12 - I Get The Blues When It Rains (2:20) > PI 3559-A <
13 - Don't Drop It (1:56)
14 - Great Speckled Bird (3:01)
15 - Great Speckled Bird (1:46)
16 - Bonnie B. (2:43)
17 - Baby, Baby Bye Bye (2:04)
18 - Baby, Baby Bye Bye (2:19) > Sun 337-B <
19 - False Start & I Can't Help It (Unissued)
20 - Old Black Joe (2:15)
21 - Your Cheatin' Heart (1:48)
22 - Old Black Joe (2:07) > Sun 337-A <  
23 - Bonnie B. (2:23)  > Sun 371-A < 
24 - As Long As I Live (Unissued) (2:27)
25 – Hound Dog (2:07)
26 - As Long As I Live (2:29) > Sun 367-B <
27 - What'd I Say (2:26> Sun 356-A <
28 - Keep Your Hands Off Of It (Birthday Cake) (2:33)
29 - Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes (2:59) > Sun 344-B <
30 - John Henry (Master Slightly Extended Stereo) (2:34) > Sun 344-A < Mono
31 - What'd I Say (Stereo) (3:23)
32 - C.C. Rider (Stereo) (2:50)
Original Sun Recordings 

Disc 7 Contains
1 - When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again (Unissued) (Stereo) (2:36)
2 - Lewis Workout (Stereo) (3:16)
3 - When My Blue Moon Turn To Gold Again (Stereo) (2:19)
4 - When I Get Paid (Stereo) (3:28) > Sun 352-A Mono
5 - Love Made A Fool Of Me (Stereo) (2:32) > Sun 352-B < Mono
6 - No More Than I Get (Stereo) (2:26)
7 – Livin', Lovin' Wreck (Stereo) (2:04)  > Sun 356-B < Mono
8 - What'd I Say (Stereo) (2:27) 
9 - Cold Cold Heart (Stereo) (3:08)
10 - I Forgot To Remember To Forget (2:16)
11 - It Won't Happen With Me (Stereo) (3:00) > Sun 364-B < Mono
12 - C.C. Rider (Stereo) (2:28)
13 - I Love You Because (Stereo) (1:54)
14 - Save The Last Dance For Me (Stereo) (1:52) > Sun 367-A Mono
15 - Hello Josephine (My Girl Josephine) (Stereo) (1:46)
16 - High Powered Woman (Stereo) (2:03)
17 - My Blue Heaven (1) (Stereo) (2:02)
18 - My Blue Heaven (2) (Stereo) (2:37)
19 - Sweet Little Sixteen (Unissued) (Stereo) (2:41)
20 - Ramblin' Rose (Master Extended) (Stereo) (3:23)
21 – Money (Stereo) (2:41) > Sun 371-B < Mono
22 - Rockin' The Boat Of Love (Stereo) (2:43)
23 - Ramblin' Rose (3:03) > Sun 374-B <
24 - I've Been Twistin' (3:18) > Sun 374-A < 
25 - Whole Lotta Twistin' Goin' On (Stereo) (3:21)
26 - I've Been Twistin' (Stereo) (3:22)
27 - I Know What It Means (2:41) > Sun 396-B < 
28 - High Powered Woman (Stereo) (1:44)
Original Sun Recordings 

Disc 8 Contains
1 - Sweet Little Sixteen (Stereo) (2:38) > Sun 379-A < Mono
2 - My Girl Josephine (Stereo) (2:22)
3 - Set My Mind At Easy (Stereo) (1:45)
4 - Waiting For A Train (Stereo) (1:54)
5 - Sweet Little Sixteen (Stereo) (2:56)
6 - Waiting For A Train (Stereo) (1:43)
7 - How's My Ex Treating You (Unissued) (Stereo) (2:03)
8 - Good Rockin' Tonight (Stereo) (2:47)
9 - Be Bop A Lula (Stereo) (2:29)
10 - My Girl Josephine (Unissued) (Stereo) (2:40)
11 - How's My Ex Treating You (2:39) > SUN 379-B <
12 - Good Golly Miss Molly (Unissued) (Stereo) (2:23)
13 - I Can't Trust Me (Stereo Master) (2:16) > Sun 382-B < Mono
14 - Good Golly Miss Molly (Stereo Master) (2:22) > Sun 382-A < Mono
15 - My Pretty Quadroon (Stereo) (2:57)
16 - Waiting For A Train (Unissued) (Stereo) (1:49)
17 - Teenage Letter (Stereo) (2:22) > Sun 384-A < Mono
18 - Seasons Of My Heart (Stereo) (3:07) > Sun 384-B < Mono
19 - Your Lovin' Ways (Stereo) (2:40)
20 - Just Who Is To Blame (Stereo) (2:41)
21 - Just Who Is To Blame (Unissued) (Stereo) (2:38)
22 - Hong Kong Blues (Unissued) (Stereo) (2:33)
23 - Love On Broadway (Stereo) (2:32)
24 - One Minute Past Eternity (Stereo) (2:07)
25 - False Start & Invitation To Your Party (Unissued) (2:46)
26 - Invitation to Your Party (Stereo) (1:59)
27 - I Can't Seem To Say Goodbye (Stereo) (2:36)
28 - Carry My Back To Old Virginia (Unissued) (2:28)
29 - False Start to Carry My Back To Old Virginia (3:49)
30 - Carry Me Back To Old Virginia (Stereo) (3:49)
Original Sun Recordings

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