Posted by: pia on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 12:00:00 am

Goodness Gracious! We bet you never knew some of these facts about Million Dollar Quartet artist Jerry Lee Lewis…

1. Jerry Lee Lewis began playing the piano at just 7 years old. His parents mortgaged their farm to be able to buy him his very own piano to practice on.
2. Jerry Lee Lewis is almost entirely self-taught.
3. As a young performer, he sometimes played the piano with his feet!
4. The original Sun records cut off one of Jerry Lee Lewis’ most famous tracks, “Great Balls of Fire” appears in the Grammy Hall of Fame.

5. Jerry Lee Lewis was the 7th person to ever be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

6. In his ranch in Memphis, he has a swimming pool shaped like a piano.

7. He has a dozen gold records in both Rock and Country music genres.

8. In 1989, a movie was created chronicling his life entitled “Great Balls of Fire” starring Dennis Quaid as Jerry.

9. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

10. He is the last surviving member of the Million Dollar Quartet.

Dominique Scott as Jerry Lee Lewis in our production!


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