American rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis, who was torn between his Bible-thumping upbringing and his want to make hell-raising rock ‘n’ roll with hits akin to “Nice Balls of Fireplace” and “Entire Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” has died on the age of 87.
Lewis handed away from pure causes at his house in Desoto County, Mississippi, together with his spouse, Judith, by his facet, his publicist mentioned. The musician had been in poor health in recent times and suffered a stroke in 2019.
Like Chuck Berry’s guitar, Lewis’ piano was important in shaping rock ‘n’ roll within the mid-Fifties. He was a part of the dazzling Solar Information expertise pool in Memphis, Tennessee, that included Elvis Presley, Johnny Money, Carl Perk…
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