You shake my nerves and you rattle my brain
Too much love drives a man insane
You broke my will, but what a thrill
Goodness gracious, great balls of fire

I laughed at love 'cause I thought it was funny
You came along and you moved me honey
I've changed my mind, this love is fine
Goodness gracious, great balls of fire

Kiss me, baby, ooh, feels good
Hold me, baby
Well, I'll still love you like a lover should
You're fine, so kind
Got to tell this world that you're mine, mine, mine, mine

I chew my nails and then I twiddle my thumbs
I'm real nervous, but it sure is fun
Come on, baby, you drive me crazy
Goodness gracious, great balls of fire

Well kiss me, baby, ooh, feels good
Hold me, baby
Well, I'll still love you like a lover should
You're fine, so kind
Got to tell this world that you're mine, mine, mine, mine

I chew my nails and I twiddle my thumbs
Real nervous, but it sure is fun
Come on, baby, drive me crazy
Goodness gracious, great balls of fire


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Great Balls Of Fire Lyrics as written by Otis Blackwell Jack Hammer

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    Jerry Lee Lewis was awesome,it's too bad he destroyed his career marrying his 13 year old first cousin.

    BigDave1967on July 13, 2015   Link
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    OK. so i guess im the only one whos "cool" enough for the killer. you kids are missing out!!!!!

    NicoleInWonderlandon September 17, 2004   Link
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    I can't believe there is only one other comment on this song, its like one of the best rock and roll songs ever performed and one that no one other than Jerry can even touch and do well!

    MayorMenleyon December 21, 2004   Link
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    this song is one of my favorite songs of all time and its probly on of the best song out there this song is a catchy song and good lyrics describing how he feels about love.

    who killed bambion December 06, 2005   Link
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    this's song rocks... it makes you wanna dance

    Conachaon September 19, 2006   Link
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    Jerry was a crazy dude...this song is pretty kick ass, especial in the movie when he plays before Chuck Berry and he gets pissed and lights the piano on fire during that insane solo!!!

    RazorRamonon February 01, 2007   Link
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    ha... yeah, the movie is fun. So is the song.

    MissNeuroticon February 08, 2008   Link
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    repetitive but amazing.

    PrEsLeYsBiGsIsTaon March 20, 2008   Link
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    a think jerry would be better than elvis, if he wasn't so crazy!

    mikicapon September 29, 2008   Link
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    So I was reading about Jerry Lee Lewis on Wikipedia and it was talking about this song being viewed as controversial, and it wasn't associated with the whole, marrying his cousin thing. It made it out that this song was offensive in some way. Is there some other way to view this song that I'm not getting? Because I don't think I see how this is offensive.

    bodymekon November 13, 2008   Link

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