The Jerry Lee Lewis SUN collection

 

SUN 259   Jerry Lee Lewis
Crazy arms / End of the road (December 1956)

 

 

Recorded November 1956, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Roland Janes (gtr); Jimmy van Eaton (dms)

 

SUN 267   Jerry Lee Lewis
Whole lot of shakin' going on [3] / It'll be me (March 1957)

 

 

 

 

Label variations depicted. Note difference in the brown/red font colour.

Probably recorded February 1957, 706 Union, Memphis Tennesse
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Roland Janes (gtr); Jimmy van Eaton (dms)

 

SUN 281   Jerry Lee Lewis
Great balls of fire [2] / You win again (November 1957)

 

 

 

SUN 281 was one of three SUN singles with picture sleeve

Recorded October 6-8 1957, 706 Union, Memphis, Tennessee
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Roland Janes (gtr); Jimmy van
Eaton (dms); unknown choir dubbed onto U-276

 

SUN 288   Jerry Lee Lewis
Down the line / Breathless [7] (February 1958)

 

 

 

Recorded January 16-17 resp 21, 1958, 706 Union, Memphis, Tennesse
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Billy Riley (gtr); J W Brown (bs); Jimmy van Eaton (dms)

 

SUN 296   Jerry Lee Lewis
High school confidential [21] / Fools like me (May 1958)

 

 

 

 

This was the 3rd (and last) SUN single issued with a picture sleeve

Label variations depicted. Note difference in the brown/red font colour.

Recorded April 20-23, 1958, 706 Union, Memphis, Tennessee
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Billy Riley (gtr and/or bs);
Roland Janes (gtr and/or bs); Jimmy van Eaton (dms)

 

SUN 301   George and Louis / George and Lewis
The return of Jerry Lee / Lewis boogie (June 1958)

   

The first edition had 'The return of Jerry Lee' on both sides and was credited to 'Louis' rather than 'Lewis'.

Editing and recording done by Jack Clement & George Klein on May 30, 1958 (U-314).
'Lewis Boogie' recorded in the summer of 1957, 706 Union, Memphis Tennessee.
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Roland Janes (gtr); Jimmy van Eaton (dms)

 

SUN 303   Jerry Lee Lewis
Break-up [52] / I'll make it all up to you (August 1958)

 

 

 

Label variations depicted.

Recorded July 16-17, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis, Tennessee.
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Charlie Rich (pno U-313); Billy Riley (gtr)
Jack Clement (bs); Otis Jett (dms); Jimmy van Eaton (dms);
unknown vocal chorus overdubbed on July 21

 

SUN 312   Jerry Lee Lewis
It hurt me so / I'll sail my ship alone [93] (November 1958)

 

 

Recorded November 5, 1958, SUN studio, 706 Union, Memphis, Tennessee
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Charlie Rich (pno U-313); Martin Willis (sax);
Roland Janes (gtr); Billy Riley (gtr); Cliff Acred (bs); Jimmy
van Eaton (dms); unknown chorus overdubbed

 

SUN 317   Jerry Lee Lewis
Lovin' up a storm / Big blon' baby (February 1959)

 

 

This is the last known 78 rpm SUN single.

Recorded December 1958 or January 1959, 706 Union, Memphis, Tennessee
Jerry Lee Lewis (vcl/pno); Roland Janes (gtr); Billy Riley (bs); Jimmy van Eaton (dms)

 

SUN 324   Jerry Lee Lewis
Let's talk about us / Ballad of Billy Joe (June 1959)

 

 

SUN 337   Jerry Lee Lewis
Old black Joe / Baby baby bye bye (March 1960)

 

 

SUN 344   Jerry Lee Lewis
John Henry / Hang up my rock and roll shoes (August 1960)

 

 

3559   'The Hawk' [= Jerry Lee Lewis]
In the mood / I get the blues when it rains (August 1960)

 

 

This single is actually a 2-sided Jerry Lee Lewis instrumental.

 

SUN 352   Jerry Lee Lewis
When I get paid / Love made a fool of me (November 1960)

 

 

SUN 356   Jerry Lee Lewis
What'd I say [30] / Livin' lovin' wreck (February 1961)

 

 

SUN 364   Jerry Lee Lewis
It won't happen with me / Cold cold heart (May 1961)

 

 

SUN 367   Jerry Lee Lewis
Save the last dance for me / As long as I live (September 1961)

 

 

White label promotional copy and a regular, commercial release depicted.

 

SUN 371   Jerry Lee Lewis
Money / Bonnie B (November 1961)

 

 

SUN 374   Jerry Lee Lewis
I've been twistin' / Ramblin' rose (January 1962)

 

 

White label promotional copy and a regular, commercial release depicted.

 

SUN 379   Jerry Lee Lewis
Sweet little sixteen [95] / How's my ex treating you (July 1962)

 

 

SUN 382   Jerry Lee Lewis
Good golly, miss Molly / I can't trust me (in your arms anymore) (November 1962)

 

 

SUN 384   Jerry Lee Lewis
Teenage letter / Seasons of my heart (April 1963)

 

'Seasons of my heart' is a duet with Jerry's sister Linda Gail Lewis.

 

SUN 396   Jerry Lee Lewis
Carry me back to old Virginia / I know what that means (March 1965)

 

 

White label promotional copy and a regular, commercial release depicted.

 

EPA-107   Jerry Lee Lewis: The great ball of fire (1957)

   

EP-24: Mean woman blues / EP-25: Iím feeliní sorry
EP-26: Whole lotta shakiní goiní on / EP-27: Turn around

 

EPA-108   Jerry Lee Lewis (1958)

   

EP-28: Donít be cruel / Goodnight Irene
EP-29: Put me down / It all depends

 

EPA-109   Jerry Lee Lewis (1958)

   

EP-30: Ubangi stomp / Crazy arms
EP-31: Jambalaya / Fools like me

 

EPA-110   Jerry Lee Lewis (1959)

   

EP-32: High school confidential / When the saints go marching in
EP-33: Matchbox / Itíll be me

 

SLP 1230  Jerry Lee Lewis (June 1958)

   

SU-123: Don't be cruel / Goodnight Irene / Put me down / It all depends / Ubangi stomp /Crazy arms
SU-124: Jambalaya / Fools like me / High school confidential / When the saints go marching in / Matchbox / It'll be me

 

SLP 1265  Jerry Lee Lewis: Jerry Lee's Greatest! (1961)

   

SU-137: Money / As long as I live / Country music is here to stay / Frankie & Johnny / Home / Hello, hello, baby
SU-138: Let's talk about us / What'd I say / Breakup / Great balls of fire / Cold, cold heart / Hello Josephine

 

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