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How I Ruined a Perfectly Good Night for Jerry Lee Lewis and his Band...and Survived
Special From Our Own Correspondent
Submitted By john troutman, 29 January 2007 | 2109 24

One day last summer my then newly-minted step-brother-in-law pulled me aside and said, "Hey John, how would you like to come with me to pick up Jerry Lee Lewis at the airport?"

Let me allow that question to breathe a little bit... Of course I had known for a couple of weeks that this vessel of all that is good and evil, this founding father of practically every musical note that has honest meaning in my life, was coming to christen a small music venue that my newly minted cousin-in-law was opening. The secure knowledge of said cousin-in-law's entrepreneurial venture and the $38K guarantee he laid out, however, did little to counter my reaction of total disbelief when Eric asked me the question. Is this person totally insane? I know we're now related, but does he know that he's dealing with someone who once froze up upon walking backstage to meet Doc Watson? Doc Watson for crying out loud! (who fortunately did not experience an awkward situation on my part because he is, after all, blind, and was totally unaware of my presence). I mean, Doc is a legend, but the killer might as well be God and Satan incarnate, as far as I am concerned. I mean, seriously, what mortal womb could have generated this mad genius without some sort of immaculate aid from both heaven AND hell?

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