Classic Rock News

Classic Rock News

Classic Rock News

Jerry Lee Lewis was one of rock’s earliest hit-makers whose music and explosive performance style helped influence generations that followed.

Lewis was part of the first induction class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Other artists inducted that first year were Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and Little Richard.

Many legendary musicians have taken to social media to pay tribute to “The Killer” following his death today (October 28) at age 87. Scroll below to see some of the notable tributes.

  • Elton John

  • Mick Jagger

  • Keith Richards

  • Ringo Starr

  • Roy Orbison

  • Chuck D

  • The Ed Sullivan Show

  • George Thorogood & the Destroyers

  • Ronnie Wood

  • Vernon Reid

  • Rory Gallagher

  • Chris Isaak

  • Marshall Tucker Band

  • Gene Simmons

  • Michael Des Barres

  • CMA Country Music

  • Steven Hyden

  • Stephen King

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