Jimmy Swaggart, others honor music legend at funeral

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rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Memphis Commercial Appeal – 2022-11-05 19:28:38

Jerry Lee Lewis’ pumping piano brought him fame, fortune and took him to every corner of the globe during his eight decades. But, on Saturday, Lewis came home for good, as the musical icon was buried in his native Ferriday, Louisiana.

The Sun Records star, Million Dollar Quartet member, Rock and Roll and Country Music Hall of Famer passed away at his home in DeSoto County, Mississippi, on Oct. 28 at the age of 87.

One of the foundational rock ‘n’ roll artists of the 1950s, Lewis also enjoyed a successful second career as a country artist from the late ’60s through the early ’80s. A…

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