Jerry Lee Lewis

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The first Record played on the premiere network installment of American Bandstand was Jerry Lee Lewis' call to action, "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On". His sharp clothes, animated performances - Lewis was known for kicking the piano stool from under him, playing the piano standing up, banging out chords, rocking from side to side, and wildly tossing his hair - electrified audiences. The success of "Great Balls of Fire" sent the dapper singer's career into the stratosphere.