Jerry Lee Lewis, Rock 'n' Roll Who Sung Great Ball of Fire, Dies at 87
Jerry Lee Lewis was the man, the piano-pounding,
foot-stomping singer who electrified early rock 'n' roll with hits like
derailed his career, has died, consistent with a announcement from his
representative, Zach Farnum. He changed into 87.
Lewis handed away at his domestic in Desoto County,
Mississippi, south of Memphis, the announcement stated.
Farnum instructed CNN that Lewis died of “herbal
causes” while reached via way of means of phone.
His 7th wife, Judith, changed into via way of means of his facet
while he died and Lewis “instructed her, in his very last days,
that he welcomed the hereafter, and that he changed
into now no longer afraid,” the announcement added.
Along with Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and others,
Lewis changed into one of the main figures of the Nineteen
Fifties rock technology and a grasp showman – nicknamed
“The Killer” – whose raw, uninhibited performances drove younger enthusiasts into spasmodic fits.
I couldn’t wait to be on it. I dreamed approximately it.
Besides, I've been with one all my life," she noted in her 2014 biography by
Lewis Rick Bragg. “That’s in which I’m the happiest.”