Top Quotes by Jerry Lee Lewis

By | March 12, 2017

If I’m going to Hell, I’m going there playing the piano.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Normally, things are viewed in these little segmented boxes. There’s classical, and then there’s jazz; romantic, and then there’s baroque. I find that very dissatisfying. I was trying to find the thread that connects one type of music – one type of musician – to another, and to follow that thread in some kind of natural, evolutionary way.

Jerry Lee Lewis

You’ve got to walk and talk with God to go to heaven… I have the devil in me! If I didn’t have, I’d be Christian!

Jerry Lee Lewis

Other people – they practice and they practice… these fingers of mine, they got brains in ’em. You don’t tell them what to do – they do it. God given talent.

Jerry Lee Lewis

I’ve always showed up. If I got paid.

Jerry Lee Lewis

I’ve learned to be one of the hardheadedest cats in the world. I’ve learned that.

Jerry Lee Lewis

I work to please my audience.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Either be hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you forth from His mouth.

Jerry Lee Lewis

I never set fire to a piano. I’d like to have got away with it, though. I pushed a couple of them in the river. They wasn’t any good.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Hippies? Why, I’m the original.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Y’know, there’s nothin’ like tearing up a good club now and then.

Jerry Lee Lewis

When they look back on me I want ’em to remember me not for all my wives, although I’ve had a few, and certainly not for any mansions or high livin’ money I made and spent. I want ’em to remember me simply for my music.

Jerry Lee Lewis

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