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Jerry Lee Lewis

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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

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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, ...

Jerry Lee Lewis Cancels Shows While Recovering From a Stroke
Billboard, 2019-03-19 19:02:10
Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month but...

Jerry Lee Lewis recovering from stroke, will cancel upcoming shows
USA Today Music, 2019-03-19 13:57:35
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis improving following recent stroke, undergoing rehab         

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