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10/01/1958 Jerry Lee Lewis is at #1 on the UK singles chart

The song was written by Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer. The song is best known for Jerry Lee Lewis's original recording in the Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. It was ranked as the 96th greatest song ever by Rolling Stone. The song sold one million copies in its first 10 days of release in the United State, making it one of the best-selling singles in the United States.