Jerry Lee Lewis… a timeless classic.
Finally receiving his medallion and place in Country Music’s Hall of Fame, Jerry Lee was a staple in country music after transitioning from rock & roll in the late 1960s. He was a performer at heart, known for putting on a show with his rockabilly translation on hits like “Great Balls of Fire.” He was also a star-studded pianist, who spent his later years in the industry performing songs by greats like Hank Williams.
To say that he is a phenomenal addition to the league of legends, is to put it simply. It was also fitting that he was awarded his medallion by Hank Williams Jr. and Kris Kristofferson, personal friends.
In honor of Jerry Lee Lewis’s newest honor, here is one of my favorite performances featuring Dave & Sugar.
Jerry Lee’s spin on Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti” just proves that he can do it all. It also highlights the incredible stage presence he had that could sweep a crowd off their feet; he really had the wop-bom-a-loo-mop-a-lomp-bom-bom, if ya know what I mean.