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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In his 1980 song "Rockin' My Life Away", which was actually a fairly prominent country hit, he somehow manages to slip in "mother-humpin'" in the middle of one of the last verses.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In his 1980 song "Rockin' My Life Away", which was actually a fairly prominent country hit, he somehow manages GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to slip in "mother-humpin'" overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the middle of one of future, please check the last verses.trope page to make sure your example fits the current definition.

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** He'd even do this onstage. Lewis would frequently tour with Music/ChuckBerry and they'd alternate who'd open and close the show depending on the night. One night, Lewis lit his piano on fire after playing his encore, and told Berry, "Follow ''that'', [[PrecisionFStrike motherfucker]]."


He has his own {{Biopic}}, ''Great Balls of Fire!'', where he is portrayed by Creator/DennisQuaid, and appeared in another, ''Film/WalkTheLine'', where he is portrayed by Waylon Payne.

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He has his own {{Biopic}}, ''Great Balls of Fire!'', ''Film/GreatBallsOfFire'', where he is portrayed by Creator/DennisQuaid, and appeared in another, ''Film/WalkTheLine'', where he is portrayed by Waylon Payne.


Known primarily for such hits as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the KissingCousins scandal that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.

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Known primarily for such hits as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the KissingCousins scandal (in which his wife was discovered to not only be his first cousin, but also just 13 years old) that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.



Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and as of the passing of Music/LitteRichard in May 2020 is [[LastOfHisKind the last surviving rock star]] from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.

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Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and as of the passing of Music/LitteRichard Music/LittleRichard in May 2020 is [[LastOfHisKind the last surviving rock star]] from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.


Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and is the last surviving rock star from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.

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Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and as of the passing of Music/LitteRichard in May 2020 is [[LastOfHisKind the last surviving rock star star]] from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.


Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and, alongside Music/LittleRichard, is one of the two last surviving rock stars from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.

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Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and, alongside Music/LittleRichard, and is one of the two last surviving rock stars star from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.


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* LastOfHisKind: Music/LittleRichard's death in 2020 has left him as the last surviving of the 50's rock pioneers.


Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and, alongside Music/LittleRichard is one of the two last surviving rock stars from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.

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Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and, alongside Music/LittleRichard Music/LittleRichard, is one of the two last surviving rock stars from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.


Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and is one of the last surviving 1950s rock stars.

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Now in his 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and and, alongside Music/LittleRichard is one of the two last surviving 1950s rock stars.
stars from the pre-[[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] era.


Now in his 90s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and is one of the last surviving 1950s rock stars.

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Now in his 90s, 80s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and is one of the last surviving 1950s rock stars.


Now in his 90s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and is one of the last surviving 1950 rock stars.

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Now in his 90s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and is one of the last surviving 1950 1950s rock stars.

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Now in his 90s, Lewis continues to perform regularly in the 2010s, and is one of the last surviving 1950 rock stars.


->''I chew my nails and I twiddle my thumbs''

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->''I ->''"I chew my nails and I twiddle my thumbs''



->''[[MemeticMutation Goodness gracious,]] [[TitleDrop great balls of fire!]]''
-->--[[SignatureSong "Great Balls of Fire"]]

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->''[[MemeticMutation Goodness gracious,]] [[TitleDrop ->''Goodness gracious, great balls of fire!]]''
-->--[[SignatureSong "Great
fire!"''
-->-- "'''Great
Balls of Fire"]]
Fire'''"



Known primarily for such hits as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the [[KissingCousins scandal]] that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.

He has had his own {{Biopic}} and appeared in [[Film/WalkTheLine others]].

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Known primarily for such hits as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the [[KissingCousins scandal]] KissingCousins scandal that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.

He has had his own {{Biopic}} {{Biopic}}, ''Great Balls of Fire!'', where he is portrayed by Creator/DennisQuaid, and appeared in [[Film/WalkTheLine others]].
another, ''Film/WalkTheLine'', where he is portrayed by Waylon Payne.


Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and country pioneer, as well as one of the Million Dollar Quartet with Music/ElvisPresley, Carl Perkins and Music/JohnnyCash, fellow [[Music/SamPhillips Sun Records]] artists. Known primarily for hits such as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the [[KissingCousins scandal]] that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.

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Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and country pioneer, as well as one of the Million Dollar Quartet with Music/ElvisPresley, Carl Perkins and Music/JohnnyCash, fellow [[Music/SamPhillips Sun Records]] artists.

Known primarily for such hits such as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the [[KissingCousins scandal]] that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.


Jerry Lee Lewis (born 29 September 1935) is an American rock and country pioneer, as well as one of the Million Dollar Quartet with Music/ElvisPresley, Carl Perkins and Music/JohnnyCash, fellow [[Music/SamPhillips Sun Records]] artists. Known primarily for hits such as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the [[KissingCousins scandal]] that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.

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Jerry Lee Lewis (born 29 September 29, 1935) is an American rock and country pioneer, as well as one of the Million Dollar Quartet with Music/ElvisPresley, Carl Perkins and Music/JohnnyCash, fellow [[Music/SamPhillips Sun Records]] artists. Known primarily for hits such as "[[{{Fireballs}} Great Balls of Fire]]", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", his SignatureStyle of piano-playing (flamboyant, with a lot of ''glissando'', getting up on the piano, etc.), and the [[KissingCousins scandal]] that almost completely derailed his career. Later on, he reinvented himself as a fairly successful mainstream CountryMusic artist.


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* IAmSong: Quite a few, beginning in the fifties with "Lewis Boogie". Also, "Rockin' My Life Away", "Boogie Woogie Country Man", "Honky Tonk Rock 'N' Roll Piano Man".

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* HollywoodMidLifeCrisis: "Middle Age Crazy"
* IAmSong: Quite a few, beginning in the fifties '50s with "Lewis Boogie". Also, "Rockin' My Life Away", "Boogie Woogie Country Man", "Honky Tonk Rock 'N' Roll Piano Man".

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