|Written by||Otis Blackwell, Jack Hammer|
|Publisher||Anne-Rachel Music Corporation|
Great Balls of Fire was originally recorded by Jerry Lee Lewis in 1957. It was reused as the title for Lewis' 1989 film biography, which starred Dennis Quaid. Quaid performed the song with Pepe and Seymor in episode 207 of Muppets Tonight.
- In a Sesame Street sketch where the Two-Headed Monster sounds out "shake", one head is heard singing the opening lines to the song.