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Mean Old Man [Deluxe Edition]

  • 1. Mean Old Man
    2. Rockin' My Life Away - (featuring Slash)
    3. Dead Flowers
    4. Middle Age Crazy - (featuring Tim McGraw)
    5. You Can Have Her - (featuring James Burton)
    6. You Are My Sunshine - (featuring Sheryl Crow)
    7. Hold You in My Heart
    8. Swinging Doors - (featuring Merle Haggard)
    9. Roll Over Beethoven - (featuring Jon Brion/Ringo Starr)
    10. Sweet Virginia
    11. Railroad to Heaven
    12. Bad Moon Rising
    13. Please Release Me
    14. Whiskey River
    15. I Really Don't Want to Know
    16. Sunday Morning Coming Down
    17. Will the Circle Be Unbroken - (featuring Nils Lofgren/Robbie Robertson)
    18. Miss the Mississippi and You
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BOO14675

  • Credits
    ProducerSteve Bing; Jim Keltner

    Personnel: Jerry Lee Lewis (vocals, piano).
    Recording information: Bay 7 Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Capitol studios, Los Angeles, CA; Castle Oaks, Agoura; EastWest Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Memphis House Of Blues; Ocean Way Studio B, Los Angeles, CA; One East Recording, NY; Pedernales Studio, Austin; Philips Recording Studio, Memphis; Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA; Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA; Steakhouse Studio, Los Angeles, CA; Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, CA; WonderWorld Studio, Los Angeles, CA.
    Photographer: Gary Burden.
    Lewis follows 2006's Last Man Standing with a second album of duets, Mean Old Man, which features tracks with Eric Clapton, Merle Haggard, John Fogerty, Kid Rock, and others.

  • Critic Reviews
    Rolling Stone - "On the ferocious rave-up 'Rockin' My Life Away,' Lewis shows the decades-younger Kid Rock and Slash how to do it."
    Billboard (p.40) - "[O]ne only need hear his bluesy solo piano version of 'Miss the Mississippi and You' to appreciate that Lewis still has his chops after 50 years."
    Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Ronnie Wood donates the guitar licks on the title track, Slash supplies the pickin' on 'Rockin' My Life Away' and Keith Richards provides back-up on 'Sweet Virginia.'"
    Record Collector (magazine) (pp.83-85) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "This is a genuine legend in party mode....The Solomon Burke-assisted gospel holler of `Railroad To Heaven' stands proudly alongside the best of his past glories."
    Uncut (magazine) (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Lewis' piano still sounds as urgent and uncontained as it did when rock'n'roll was invented on it, and his insouciant snarl remains thrillingly feral."
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