Tough times roll off What Made Milwaukee Famous

The scandal followed Lewis home to the United States; he was blacklisted from radio and almost vanished from the music scene.

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His first marriage, to Dorothy Barton, lasted for 20 months, from February to October I never thought there was anything vulgar in it. Music Topics. Their marriage lasted 13 years December —December Brian Blauser. Judith says when her brother, who had raised her, died, it was Lewis who provided comfort. Subscribe to Independent Minds to bookmark this article Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?

Ahead of me, by the grand piano, is a mountain lion, eyes sharply focused, teeth still gnashing, now reduced to a tawny rug. The Autobiography.

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By all accounts the sessions were tense. My dad collected George Shearing records, but this was the first time I heard someone beat the shit out of a piano. Jim Weber, The Commercial Appeal. Theresa May. October 17, - Jerry Lee Lewis, with his wife, Kerrie Lynn, outside the federal courtroom in Memphis just before defense rested in his trial for income tax evasion. UK Edition. Until he is unhappy. A pioneer of rock and roll and rockabilly music, Lewis made his first recordings in at Sun Records in Memphis.

Lewis was on hand to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Music Academy.

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They had two children together: Had he been in love before Judith? CA files. His father, Elmo Lewis, was a farmer, carpenter and convicted bootlegger; his mother Mamie adored music and sang with Elmo. Sport videos. But I pulled through it. His fifth marriage, to Shawn Stephens, lasted 77 days, from June to August , ending with her death.