NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis is recovering after a minor stroke, but he’s expected to make a full recovery.

A statement from his publicist said the 83-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer had a stroke Thursday night and is recuperating in Memphis. No scheduled shows have been affected.

Nicknamed “The Killer,” Lewis is known for his outrageous energy and piano skills on songs like “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’.”

– From news reports


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