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Joe Bonomo

Joe Bonomo teaches in the English Department of Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band (Continuum 2007), and Installations (Penguin), a collection of prose poems. His personal essays and prose poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jerry Lee Lewis : Lost and Found

Continuum, 2009

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...People get so high on the myth of Jerry Lee that often many forget that the guy sings and plays piano.April 5, 1964, a sunny Sunday morning. About a hundred teenage boys and girls gather at the relative calm of Marylebone Train Station...

Down The Line

Joe Bonomo

Joe Bonomo teaches in the English Department of Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band (Continuum 2007), and Installations (Penguin), a collection of prose poems. His personal essays and prose poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jerry Lee Lewis : Lost and Found

Continuum, 2009

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...But one cannot weep and mourn forever, and commerce often healeth a sorrowed heart.Unrest on the home front. Jerry Lee Lewis’ manager Frank Casone had been tangling Jerry Lee’s finances in alleged schemes with Sam Phillips involving future...

Longing For Home

Joe Bonomo

Joe Bonomo teaches in the English Department of Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band (Continuum 2007), and Installations (Penguin), a collection of prose poems. His personal essays and prose poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jerry Lee Lewis : Lost and Found

Continuum, 2009

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...“I don’t regret any of the years that God’s let me live on this earth,” Jerry Lee wrote in his autobiography. “I’ve had a wonderful life, a great career. I just want to be remembered for my music.” Jerry Lee Lewis was inducted into the Rock...

Lost

Joe Bonomo

Joe Bonomo teaches in the English Department of Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band (Continuum 2007), and Installations (Penguin), a collection of prose poems. His personal essays and prose poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jerry Lee Lewis : Lost and Found

Continuum, 2009

Scholarly Books

...The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.A blonde...
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...The early rock and roll of Jerry Lee Lewis introduced a generation to the potential performativity and energy the new form had to offer. Lewis was born in Louisiana in 1935. His family mortgaged their farm to buy him a piano. He was taught...

Boogie Woogie

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Boogie woogie is a form of blues music that is characterized by repetitive eight-to-the-bar bass patterns and fast tempos. Other hallmarks of the style include swung eighth notes, an almost exclusive use of the 12-bar blues form...

Rockabilly

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...In the 1950s, when rock ’n’ roll was a vigorous new genre, rockabilly was one of its principal styles. Strumming acoustic guitars and accompanied by small ensembles, singers performed up-tempo songs about romance, fashion, anxieties...