Goodness, gracious! Jerry Lee Lewis at the London Palladium
29 September 2015
Dubbed ‘The Killer’ following his early career in the world of rock and roll, Jerry Lee Lewis graced the stage of the London Palladium to mark his 80th birthday – with his actual birthday falling today (29th September) – at the beginning of this month.
Performing to a sold out audience on a Sunday evening, the rock’n’roller opened the show with Stick McGhee’s blues classic, “Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee”, before exciting the auditorium with his version of Chuck Berry’s “Sweet Little Sixteen.”
Lewis ended the show on a high note with his own hit-classic “Great Balls of Fire”, before being joined on stage by Ringo Starr, Robert Plant and a host of musicians who wheeled a cake on to the stage in tribute to the music legend. Starr later tweeted a photo of himself outside Lewis’ dressing room with the message, “Had a great time at the Jerry Lee Lewis show in London. Happy birthday Jerry peace and love Rx”
So – here’s to wishing you a very Happy Birthday indeed, Jerry! From all at the London Palladium.