Skip to comments.Jerry Lee Lewis, "Great Balls of Fire" singer, has died at age 87
Posted on 10/28/2022 10:09:19 AM PDT by shadowlands1960
Jerry Lee Lewis, the early rock n' roll star who skyrocketed to fame with a string of hits in the 1950s, had died, his publicist confirmed to CBS News. He was 87.
Nicknamed "The Killer," Lewis was known for his energetic stage performances, which included antics such as playing the piano with his feet and lighting the instrument on fire.
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Are we sure this time? The Killer ain’t so easy to kill, apparently....
I guess it’s true this time.
Are they sure this time? Yesterday he was just “mostly dead.” (TMZ reported it and they were promptly corrected.)
He’s dead until his publicist sobers up again?
In before Goose or Rooster...
Last of the big 50’s stars?
Maybe Pat Boone is the only one left.
It is so rude having your obituary read before you are even dead....or having your election loss announced for your opponent on TV before the election.
Wow, had no clue he was still with us.
I can’t think of any of the big 50s rock stars still living.
Supposedly he still plays golf. Or maybe he just poses with a golf club for commercials.
Elvis is still alive.
Well Pat took much better care of himself than the others, so it stands to reason he would be the last one standing.
I saw him the other day with Jim Morrison.
Hey don’t look at me! I was the one who corrected the record when TMZ did that day before last... apparently the person who spoke to TMZ knew ‘something’ though...
Pat Boone isn’t really a rock star though? I know his daughter Debbie had a big hit with ‘You Light Up My Life’ back in the 70s...
Scroll down to post #5. You’re famous!
He is the last of the piano rock-and-rollers, during the shift from piano (Little Richard, Fats Domino, Lewis) to guitar (Holly, Berry, Presley) as the defining instrument of rock-and-beyond music.
He does a show periodically on the 50’s channel on Sirius XM.
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