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Lewis, Jerry Lee

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLewis, Jerry LeeJerry Lee LewisLewis, Jerry Lee  (1935–) an American rock ‘nroll piano player and singer whose songs include Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On and Great Balls of Fire. In 1957, he secretly married his 13-year-old cousin, but when he came to the UK in 1958, the newspapers found out about the marriage and he was forced to stop his concert tour. In 1976 he accidentally shot and injured one of the musicians in his band with a gun. He is known for his exciting way of performing and his nickname is ‘The Killer’.
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