Jerry Lee Lewis Giving the Finger to Someone Other Than a Cousin or Blood Relative, For Once.

Jerry Lee Lewis Giving the Finger to Someone Other Than a Cousin or Blood Relative, For Once.

Great Balls of Scandal: How Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to a 13-year-old wrecked his career #DailyMail

Great Balls of Scandal: How Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to a 13-year-old wrecked his career

Great Balls of Scandal: How Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to a 13-year-old wrecked his career #DailyMail

Jerry Lee Lewis Born September 29th, 1935 Key Tracks Great Balls of Fire, Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On, Breathless Influenced Elton John, Kid Rock, John Fogerty via Rolling Stone

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Jerry Lee Lewis Born September 29th, 1935 Key Tracks Great Balls of Fire, Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On, Breathless Influenced Elton John, Kid Rock, John Fogerty via Rolling Stone

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) Rockabilly and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. He is known by the nickname "The Killer".  Lewis had hits in the late 1950s with songs such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On",  However, Lewis' rock 'n' roll career faltered in the wake of his marriage to his young cousin. He had little success in the charts following the scandal until his popularity recovered in the late 1960s after he extended his career to country and western music.

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) Rockabilly and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. He is known by the nickname "The Killer". Lewis had hits in the late 1950s with songs such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", However, Lewis' rock 'n' roll career faltered in the wake of his marriage to his young cousin. He had little success in the charts following the scandal until his popularity recovered in the late 1960s after he extended his career to country and western music.

Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison Carl Perkins. On the first day of the Class of ‘55 session, September 16th, 1985.

Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison Carl Perkins. On the first day of the Class of ‘55 session, September 16th, 1985.

YOUNG LOVE.  Jerry Lee Lewis holds his cousin & new wife Myra Gale Brown - 1957.

YOUNG LOVE. Jerry Lee Lewis holds his cousin & new wife Myra Gale Brown - 1957.

Jerry Lee Lewis and his 13-year old wife and cousin in 1957

Jerry Lee Lewis and his 13-year old wife and cousin in 1957

Jerry Lee Lewis with Myra Gail Brown. She looks a bit young. Oh yeah it's his 13 year old cousin

Jerry Lee Lewis with Myra Gail Brown. She looks a bit young. Oh yeah it's his 13 year old cousin

A young Jerry Lee Lewis. Jerry Lee Lewis (9/29/1935) was born to the poor family of Elmo and Mamie Lewis in Ferriday in Concordia Parish in eastern Louisiana, and began playing piano in his youth with two cousins, country music singer Mickey Gilley and TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart. He was influenced by a piano-playing older cousin, Carl McVoy (who later recorded with Bill Black's Combo), the radio, and the sounds from a black juke joint across the tracks called Haney's Big House.

A young Jerry Lee Lewis. Jerry Lee Lewis (9/29/1935) was born to the poor family of Elmo and Mamie Lewis in Ferriday in Concordia Parish in eastern Louisiana, and began playing piano in his youth with two cousins, country music singer Mickey Gilley and TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart. He was influenced by a piano-playing older cousin, Carl McVoy (who later recorded with Bill Black's Combo), the radio, and the sounds from a black juke joint across the tracks called Haney's Big House.

1957, Jerry Lee Lewis married Myra Gale Brown, his 13-year-old first cousin once removed. He was 22 and this was his third marriage.

Great Balls of Scandal: How Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to a 13-year-old wrecked his career

1957, Jerry Lee Lewis married Myra Gale Brown, his 13-year-old first cousin once removed. He was 22 and this was his third marriage.

Jerry Lee Lewis Roger Melvin and  Jerry lee Lewis or cousin

Jerry Lee Lewis Roger Melvin and Jerry lee Lewis or cousin

Jerry Lee Lewis Roger Melvin and  Jerry lee Lewis or cousin

Jerry Lee Lewis Roger Melvin and Jerry lee Lewis or cousin

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