Rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis singer dies

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Jerry Lee Lewis was born in Louisiana and rose to fame with classic songs such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" and "Great Balls of Fire" 

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13-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis was embroiled in controversies when he married his cousin Myra Gail Brown.

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Jerry Lee Lewis was famous for his wild performances on the piano and moving his hand on the keyboard, and even playing with his feet.

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Jerry Lee Lewis was known as Nickname "The Killer" and his songs "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" and "Great Balls of Fire."

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Both songs peaked at numbers 3 and 2 respectively on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. Also tops the country charts.

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Jerry Lee Lewis performs on Palomino Stage during Day 1 of the California Country Music Festival.

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Louisiana's Jerry Lee Lewis performs at the Carlton Dinner Theater in Bloomington Min 1988.

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In 2005, Jerry Lee Lewis was also featured in the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" via Waylon Payne.