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Rock Pioneer Lewis Rocks On

Each year the season that saw the deaths young Rockers in the early 1970's comes around it gets more impressive that some of the pioneers of Rock are still around - especially one that lived a life as loose and wild as Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and John Bonham. Jerry Lee Lewis is nowhere near as wild as he once was, but he's still going strong at 70  'The Killer' not only has a pulse, he's still bangin' on the keys and jumping around on the piano stool in studios and on stages, serving up his patented brand of boogie-woogie.  His latest album, Mean Old Man, has just come out and features contributions from fans like Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood of the Stones, Ringo Starr, John Fogerty and Eric Clapton. Now comes word that Brad Pitt might play the legendary star of both Rock and Country music in a biopic being directed by Terrence MalickNatalie Portman is said to be in line for the role of Myra Gale Brown, the young teenage cousin Lewis married when he was 23.
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