Jerry Lee Lewis (b. 29 Sep, 1935) singer-songwriter and pianist. Nickname "The Killer". Hit in the late 50s "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", "Great Balls of Fire". His career faltered in the wake of marriage to his cousin, age 13, recovered a little in the late 1960s.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe introduced the spiritual passion of her gospel music into the secular world of rock ’n’ roll, inspiring some of its greatest stars, including Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Little Richard.