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Expensive balls of fire...

It really put the brakes on Jerry Lee Lewis

Published at 8:02am 4th March 2018. 1-minute read.

Expensive balls of fire...

Great balls of fire! That was costly...

It was on this day (4th March) in 1978 that Jerry Lee Lewis' home was raided by the US Internal Revenue Service.

It was over the music legend's growing tax debts.

The morning raid at his house ended up seizing over £100,000 worth of his classic cars.

Goodness gracious - that's expensive...

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