Jerry Lee Lewis Pretty Much Country
- Released: February 1, 1992
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Ace Records UK
Q - 6/92, p.1173 Stars - Good
- 1.Honky Tonk Heaven
- 2.She Never Said Goodbye
- 3.That Was The Way It Was Then
- 4.Candy Kisses
- 5.I Am What I Am
- 6.Come As You Were
- 7.She Sang Amazing Grace
- 8.Have I Got A Song For You
- 9.Daughters Of Dixie
- 10.Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On
- 11.She Sure Makes Leavin' Look Easy
- 12.My Fingers Do The Talkin'
- 13.Honky Tonky Heart
- 14.Careless Hands
- 15.Honky Tonk Rock 'N' Roll Piano Man
- 16.Forever Forgiving
Personnel: Jerry Lee Lewis (vocals, piano); Kenneth Lovelace (guitar, fiddle); Eddie Jones (guitar); Pete Drake (steel guitar); Bob Moore (acoustic bass); Harold Bradley (electric bass); Buddy Harmon (drums).
Recorded between 1982 & 1984 in Nashville, Tennessee. Includes liner notes by Dave Travis.
Personnel: Jerry Lee Lewis (piano); Eddie Jones (guitar); Kenneth Lovelace (electric guitar, fiddle); Pete Drake (steel guitar); Bob Moore (acoustic bass, upright bass); Harold Bradley (electric bass); Buddy Harmon (drums).
Audio Remixer: Rob Keyloch.
Liner Note Authors: Dave Travis; David Travis.
Recording information: Nashville, TN (1982-1984).
Photographer: Graham Barker.
As suggested by its title, this album features Jerry Lee Lewis performing sixteen country songs in his inimitable freewheeling style. Recorded in Nashville between 1982 and 1984, the songs and performances on PRETTY MUCH COUNTRY are quite different from the highly produced country songs made by Lewis in the late sixties and early seventies. Recorded on a tight budget with a six-man band, these songs have an intimate, stripped-down sound that's perfectly suited for such broken hearted tales as "Honky Tonk Heaven" and "Come As You Were."
Though these songs may lack some of the all-out excitement of Lewis' rock and roll hits, Lewis infuses these performances with plenty of energy and sings these songs as if he's feeling every word. There are even a few tunes-- "I Am What I Am" and "Daughters of Dixie"--where Lewis opens up on the piano and gets busy with some down-and-dirty rock and roll, but for the most part, this fun, high-spirited album is PRETTY MUCH COUNTRY.
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