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Jerry Lee Lewis photographed at home

in Memphis, Tennessee, 2015

 

Photograph: David McClister

for the Guardian

 

Jerry Lee Lewis: a life in pictures

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Friday 7 August 2015

https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2015/aug/07/
jerry-lee-lewis-a-life-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lewis attends court

with his parents in Memphis, Tennessee, January 1959.

 

According to his ex-wife, Jane Mithcam Lewis,

Lewis was $1,000 behind in alimony and child support payments

 

Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis

 

Jerry Lee Lewis – a life in pictures

The pioneering rock’n’roller has died at the age of 87

after a career that saw him rise to the top

yet struggle to remain out of trouble

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Fri 28 Oct 2022    19.22 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-life-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Lee

and his 13-year-old third wife and second cousin Myra, 1958.

She later filed for divorce

on the grounds of adultery and abuse

 

Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis

 

Jerry Lee Lewis – a life in pictures

The pioneering rock’n’roller has died at the age of 87

after a career that saw him rise to the top

yet struggle to remain out of trouble

G

Fri 28 Oct 2022    19.22 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-life-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From left,

Mr. Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash

in the Sun Records studio in Memphis on Dec. 4, 1956.

 

Their informal session was later released

as the album “Million Dollar Quartet.”

 

Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

 

Jerry Lee Lewis, a Rock ’n’ Roll Original, Dies at 87

With his pounding piano,

his impassioned vocals and his incendiary performing style,

Mr. Lewis lived up to his nickname, the Killer.

NYT

October 28, 2022

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/28/
arts/music/jerry-lee-lewis-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Lee Lewis

"Great Balls Of Fire,

What'd I Say

&

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On"

Ed Sullivan Show    1969

 

 

 

 

Jerry Lee Lewis

"Great Balls Of Fire, What'd I Say & Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On"

Jerry Lee Lewis performed

a medley of "Great Balls Of Fire, What'd I Say and Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"

on The Ed Sullivan Show on November 16, 1969.

Ed Sullivan Show

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h90cfSZ65sg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Lee Lewis / "The Killer"    1935-2022

 

Founding father of rock’n’roll

who took the world by storm

with Great Balls of Fire

and Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-obituary

 

https://www.nytimes.com/topic/person/
jerry-lee-lewis

https://www.theguardian.com/music/
jerry-lee-lewis

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-rock-and-roll-music-legacy

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-life-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-death-scandal-showman

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-obituary

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/oct/28/
jerry-lee-lewis-rock-n-roll-star-dead

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/28/
arts/music/jerry-lee-lewis-dead.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2022/10/28/
533979071/jerry-lee-lewis-dies

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/may/22/
jerry-lee-lewis-trouble-in-mind-review-ethan-coens-amazing-tribute-to-the-killer

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/aug/08/
jerry-lee-lewis-interview-heaven-hell

 

http://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2015/aug/07/
jerry-lee-lewis-a-life-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/oct/19/
jerry-lee-lewis-his-own-story-biography-rick-bragg

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2000/11/03/
1113424/npr-100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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