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In what promises to be the biggest bash of the year, a super star-studded event is being held Tuesday, October 27th via virtual livestream in honor of Jerry Lee Lewis‘ 85th birthday. “The Killer”, sometimes referred to as the “Last Man Standing” or the founding father of Rock n’ Roll, will even make appearances and interact with fans throughout this virtual extravaganza via the live chat.
The livestream will air at 8:00 PM ET on JerryLeeLewis.com, Facebook and YouTube. Some of the biggest names from music, movies, television, sports and politics will be on hand to send their well-wishes or perform. Whole Lotta Celebratin’ Goin’ On will be hosted by John Stamos. The seemingly endless list of people scheduled to make appearances include Elton John, Willie Nelson, Peyton Manning, Kris Kristofferson, John Fogerty, Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Jimmy Swaggart, Tom Jones, Joe Walsh, President Bill Clinton, Mickey Gilley, Andy Grammer, Billy F. Gibbons, Bonnie Raitt, Brenda Lee, Chris Isaak, Chris Janson, Jacob Tolliver, Gavin DeGraw, Drew Carey, Lee Ann Womack, Lindsay Ell, Linda Gail Lewis, Marty Stuart, Mike Love, Nancy Wilson, Tanya Tucker, Randy Houser, Priscilla Presley… and more.
This is one birthday celebration all fans of “The Killer”, and fans of all music, especially rock and roll, won’t want to miss. The event is being produced and directed by Zach Farnum/117 Entertainment Group, in association with Jeff Franklin and Trisha Fein.
Jerry Lee Lewis was born in 1935 in Ferriday, Louisiana and first made his way to Memphis, Tennessee in November of 1956. He joined Sun Records where he recorded the hits that made him a star, “Crazy Arms”, “Whole Lotta Shakin'” and “Great Balls of Fire”. He was a member of the very first class of inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has earned countless industry awards and accolades, including a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He has truly earned his place as one of music’s greatest singer/songwriters, pianists and musicians.
Jerry Lee Lewis’ Website: https://jerryleelewis.com/
*Featured image courtesy of 117 Entertainment Group