great balls of fire


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great balls of fire

An exclamation of surprise and amazement. Did you see that game? Great balls of fire—the Yankees tied it up with two outs in the bottom of the ninth!
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Great balls of fire!

Inf. Good heavens!; Wow! Mary got up to play the fiddle, and great balls of fire! That girl can play! Tom: Will you marry me? Jane: Yes, I will. Tom: Great balls of fire! I'm the happiest man on earth.
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Before Strowman suffered an injury shortly after WrestleMania 33 that forced him to undergo surgery, he was probably set to lose a WWE Universal Championship Match to Lesnar at Great Balls of Fire. WWE might not be ready to put the strap on him just yet, considering he's only been wrestling for a few years.
THIS is regarding 'Great balls of fire!' (GDN, October 26).
Jagger, 66, appeared on the show, which opened with Jerry Lee Lewis singing 'Great Balls of Fire', on October 30, reports the Daily Star.
After a version of "Crazy Arms," a rockabilly rendition of the 1956 Sun hit for Lewis, Lipinsky got down to business with lengthy excursions on "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire," two of Jerry Lee's biggest hits in the 1950s.
Garnet: Great Balls of Fire (Number 11 in the series) is, like the others, a great burst of first-rate color photography and expert graphics, a knowledge-broadening treat for the mind, and a medley of fun facts dispersed throughout the quirkily organized chapters (this playful, not-quite-regular organization being by now a trademark of ExtraLapis English productions).
Despite his colleagues humming 'Great Balls of Fire' on the way home, Bardwell didn't so much as shift awkwardly in his seat.
Great balls of fire! I'm referring to those bursting from my brain, not to mention the blaze in the bird's number one engine.
It was Strowman's first appearance since beating Reigns in an ambulance match at Great Balls of Fire a week earlier.
Joe will now face Brock Lesnar for the title in next month's WWE Great Balls of Fire.
4 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE (1989) Dennis Quaid plays Jerry Lee Lewis, one of the most controversial characters in music history.
The CDs includesBe Bop A Lula by Gene Vincent, Get Rhythm by Johnny Cash, Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis, Wanda Jackson's Fujiyama Mama, Buddy Knox's Party Doll, Brenda Lee's Let's Jump, Suzie Q by Dale Hawkins, Honey Don't by Carl Perkins, Endless Sleep by Jody Reynolds, Ricky Nelson's Waiting In School, George Jones' White Lightning, Jack Scott's Leroy and Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones with Black Slacks.
AND This Morning's lightning storm advice: "Don't go out in a boat." Call me Captain Health and Safety but you probably shouldn't stand naked atop a skyscraper with electrodes attached to your nether regions singing Great Balls of Fire either.
The highlights included Jerry Lee's 1950s classics Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, Chantilly Lace, and his signature number Great Balls Of Fire.
Steele's superbly talented keyboard player Boogie Williams also turned his hand to the all-action Jerry Lee Lewis classics, such as Great Balls of Fire.