On its own, Great Balls of Fire stands up pretty well, including Lewis' early rock & roll smashes, a bunch of his country hits, and some interesting live tracks. Of course, with so many Lewis compilations already in existence, a poorly packaged, uneven import is hardly worth seeking out. The disc has a '70s feel about it, with most of the live selections recorded well after his artistic peak. Some of them are decent, but their occasional bootleg sound quality should be reason enough to pass on this one.
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