Jerry Lee Lewis

Description
Jerry Lee Lewis (b. 1935) one of the first rockabilly artists, was known for his hit songs "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" (1957) and "Great Balls of Fire" (1961). Lewis's flamboyant style and sound grew out of his Louisiana upbringing, a mix of traditional country and gospel, boogie woogie on the radio, and music he heard at his uncle's honky-tonk.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
negative
1975
print
2003
maker
Horenstein, Henry
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
2003.0169.101
accession number
2003.0169
catalog number
2003.0169.101
subject
Photography
Art
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Horenstein, Henry

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