Jerry Lee Lewis, Dec 1977, Old Waldorf, San Francisco. American rock and roll and country music singer and pianist. They call him the Killer for his volatile music and lifestyle. An early pioneer of rock and roll music, Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and his pioneering contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him number 24 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.