Family, fans bid adieu to music icon Jerry Lee LewisNovember 5, 2022 GMT
FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — Family, friends and fans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis at memorial services held in his north Louisiana home town.
Lewis, known for hits such as “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," died Oct.
Louisiana services set for rock pioneer Jerry Lee LewisOctober 31, 2022 GMT
FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — The family of legendary rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has announced details of memorial services planned this weekend for his birthplace, Ferriday, Louisiana.
Lewis, known for hits such as “Great Balls of Fire” and many others, died Friday at age 87.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87October 28, 2022 GMT
Jerry Lee Lewis, the untamable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose outrageous talent, energy and ego collided on such definitive records as “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and sustained a career otherwise upended by personal scandal, died Friday morning at 87.
Trump, celebrities react to death of Jerry Lee LewisOctober 28, 2022 GMT
Stars and other notables react to the death of Jerry Lee Lewis. The rock ‘n’ roll star died Friday at age 87.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley join the Country Hall of FameOctober 17, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two artists who started their careers outside of country music were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame as early rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis and bluegrass performer-turned-country star Keith Whitley joined the ranks.
Rocker Ronnie Hawkins, dies at 87, patron of Canadian rockMay 29, 2022 GMT
Ronnie Hawkins, a brash rockabilly star from Arkansas who became a patron of the Canadian music scene after moving north and recruiting a handful of local musicians later known as the Band, has died.
Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis doc and filmmaking returnMay 23, 2022 GMT
CANNES, France (AP) — Most in the film industry thought Ethan Coen was done with making movies. Ethan did, too.
But on Sunday, Coen premiered his first documentary, “Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind," at the Cannes Film Festival, a movie that was unknown until last month's festival lineup announcement.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley to join Country Hall of FameMay 17, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis, the late country singer Keith Whitley and music executive Joe Galante will join the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Mickey Gilley, who helped inspire ‘Urban Cowboy,’ dies at 86May 7, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Country star Mickey Gilley, whose namesake Texas honky-tonk inspired the 1980 film “Urban Cowboy” and a nationwide wave of Western-themed nightspots, has died. He was 86.
Gilley died Saturday in Branson, Missouri, where he helped run the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre.
Johnnie Taylor among newest Blues Hall of Fame membersMarch 18, 2022 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Five people, an album, five singles and a book have been chosen to join this year's Blues Hall of Fame class.
The Memphis, Tennessee-based Blues Foundation said the 12 newest honorees of the Blues Hall of Fame will be celebrated at an event on May 4.
Today in HistoryDecember 4, 2021 GMT
Today in History
Today is Saturday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2021. There are 27 days left in the year.
Witness: R. Kelly once compared himself to Jerry Lee LewisAugust 26, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly once compared himself to rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis — notorious for marrying his 13-year-old cousin decades ago — saying they were both misunderstood geniuses, a witness at Kelly’s sex-trafficking trial testified Thursday.
Jimmy Page reflects on Led Zeppelin’s legacy and its soundApril 19, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — When Jimmy Page was a young student, he had already developed such an inseparable relationship with his guitar that school officials would often confiscate it...
Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from strokeMarch 19, 2019 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, including his appearance at the New Orleans Jazz Festival...
Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis suffers stroke, expected to recoverMarch 2, 2019 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis is recovering after a minor stroke, but he's expected to make a full recovery...