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JERRY LEE LEWIS DOESN'T GET COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME SNUB

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Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the early pioneers of rock 'n' roll music, but he doesn’t understand why his contributions to country music hasn’t been recognized by the Country Music Hall of Fame.

He quickly found fame and played alongside Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash in the now famous Million Dollar Quartet. His outrageous talent, energy and ego were showcased on his early hits like "Great Balls of Fire" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On."

But his career was nearly derailed over the scandal of his marriage to his 13-year-old cousin, Myra, and he spent several years blacklisted before mounting a return to the country charts in the late '60s.

Recently a petition was started online to call attention to his exclusion from the Country Music Hall of Fame.

READ MORE and see who contributed to the petition, shared from Billboard.com, HERE: http://bit.ly/2iAZLy7

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