Jerry Lee Lewis recovering after a minor stroke

music news 04/03/2019

Last Thursday, Jerry Lee 'The Killer' Lewis suffered a minor stroke. Representatives have assured fans that he would recover in time for the next show in April.

Shared on his official Facebook page was "Last night, Jerry Lee Lewis suffered a minor stroke. He is with his family, recuperating in Memphis and the doctors expect a full recovery. The Killer looks forward to getting back into the studio soon to record a Gospel record and on the road performing live for his fans. His family requests privacy at this time. Well wishes and prayers are greatly appreciated."

The 83-year-old rocker is known for hits such as 'Great Balls of Fire', What's Made Milwaukee Famous' as well as 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On'. Before his success, Lewis was both a solo artist and a session player to artists like Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins. In 1986, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.