Jerry Lee Lewis

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  • Jerry Lee Lewis was born

    Jerry Lee Lewis was born
    Jerry Lee Lewis was born
  • 1st Marriage

    1st Marriage
    to Dorothy Barton
  • First Record

    First Record
    Jerry Lee Lewis begins recording his first record.
  • Auditioned for "Sun Records"

    Auditioned for "Sun Records"
  • Jerry Lee Lewis put some hits on the charts

    Jerry Lee Lewis put some hits on the charts
    Songs included: "Great Balls of Fire", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", "Breathless" and "High School Confidential". He was originally a Rock n Roll Artist
  • Marriage Scandal

    Marriage Scandal
    Lewis marries his young cousin, people are turned off to him and he loses popularity. She was 13 and he was 23.
  • Lewis' Son Drowns

    Lewis' Son Drowns
  • Lewis' son drowns

  • Lewis resurfaces as a country musician

    Lewis resurfaces as a country musician
    with songs like "Another Place, Another Time" in the late 60s. Begins to become popular again.
  • Lewis' other son dies in car crash

  • Lewis' 4th wife drowns

    Lewis' 4th wife drowns
  • Lewis' 5th wife dies of drug OD

  • Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986

    Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986
  • Movie made based on his life

    Movie made based on his life
    "Great Balls of Fire"
  • Recognition in Rolling Stone Magazine

    Recognition in Rolling Stone Magazine
    In 2003, Rolling Stone Magazine listed his box set All Killer, No Filler: The Anthology number 242 on their list of "500 greatest albums of all time".
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    Jerry Lee Lewis