Jerry Lee Lewis, pianist
Pianist ~ Singer

Jerry Lee Lewis

September 29, 1935, Ferriday, LA

“When they look back on me I want 'em to remember me not for all my wives, although I've had a few, and certainly not for any mansions or high livin' money I made and spent. I want 'em to remember me simply for my music.” ~ Jerry Lee Lewis

Is there an early rock & roller who has a crazier reputation than the Killer? ~ Allmusic: Jerry Lee Lewis ~ retrieved September 28, 2013 © Allmusic

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September 29, 1973 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (7) Cher, Half-Breed ~ #2 (1) Marvin Gaye, Let's Get It On ~ #1 (2) Grand Funk Railroad, We're An American Band


Jerry Lee Lewis ~ Inducted in the 2009 Louisiana Music Hall of Fame ~ With only three Billboard Top 10 hits (Elvis had thirty-eight and Fats Domino eleven), he already had two failed marriages when at twenty-two he married his thirteen-year-old cousin in 1957. By mid-1958, his career seemed to be over. Yet in 1986, Jerry Lee Lewis was unanimously voted as the first artist inducted into the newly-opened Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland. Others in that historic first class included Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, and Little Richard. ~ 2009 © Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame

In 2012 five Jerry Lee Lewis albums made it to #DLW500 Dylan's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time ~ #365 Another Place, Another Time (1969) ~ #204 Country Songs For City Folks (1965) ~ #142 When Two Worlds Collide (1980) ~ #65 Last Man Standing (2006) ~ #1 Star Club Hamburg (1964)

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