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Jerry Lee Lewis is a early pioneer of the rock and roll era. He is the last surviving
member of both Sun Records’ “Class of 55” and the Million Dollar Quartet which,
both together, included Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, and Elvis Presley.

Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, and his music contributions has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In 2004,
Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him number 24 on their list of the 100
Greatest Artists of All Time. The Hit Parade Hall of Fame inducted
Jerry Lee in 2008.

Clip from The Dick Clark Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show, 1958

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