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Jerry Lee Lewis

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Previous star: Tex Ritter

Biography

Lewis performing in Memphis, April 2011

Source: Wikipedia

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, who is often known by his nickname of The Killer and is often viewed as "rock & roll's first great wild man."

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  • Also known as: The Killer
  • Born: September 29, 1935 (age 79) Ferriday, Louisiana, United States
  • Genres: Rock and roll, rockabilly, country, blues, rhythm and blues, gospel
  • Occupation(s): Singer, pianist, musician, songwriter, actor
  • Instruments: Vocals, piano, guitar, drums
  • Years active: 1954–present
  • Labels: Sun, Smash, Mercury, Sire/Warner Bros, MCA
  • Website: www.jerryleelewis.com

Read more about Jerry Lee Lewis at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Jerry Lee Lewis Cancels Nashville Show Due to Stroke Recovery
Billboard, 2019-05-21 19:39:52
Jerry Lee Lewis' Facebook account posted Tuesday (May 21) that the veteran rocker's upcoming show in Nashville, scheduled for July 1,...

Jerry Lee Lewis' Lawsuit Against Daughter Dismissed by Judge
Billboard, 2019-05-03 23:32:24
A federal judge in Mississippi has dismissed most of a lawsuit in which rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis alleged a daughter had...

Rock stars at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-03-31 13:50:36
They're some of the most iconic instruments from the rock 'n' roll era, played by some of the most artful and timeless musicians, and now they're being given a stage all their own. Opening this week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a new exhibition, ...

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