Whole Lotta Celebratin’ Goin’ On: 85 Years of The Killer
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame icon Jerry Lee Lewis will celebrate his 85th birthday with his millions of fans around the world. The virtual livestream event, hosted by actor John Stamos, will feature performances and well wishes from friends and fans of Lewis including Elton John, President Bill Clinton, Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack and Joe Walsh, among many others. The evening will feature a special moment, the first time in forty years that Jerry Lee has been in the same room with his famous cousins, country legend Mickey Gilley and iconic televangelist Jimmy Swaggart. Whole Lotta Celebratin’ Goin’ On: 85 Years of The Killer will air via Jerry Lee Lewis’ official Facebook and YouTube channels and his website. The event will benefit World Vision, a Christian organization working to help communities lift themselves out of poverty.
Celebrities lined up to celebrate “The Killer” include President Bill Clinton, Billy F Gibbons, Bonnie Raitt, Chris Janson, Elton John, Jacob Tolliver, James Burton, Jerry Phillips, Jimmy Swaggart, Joe Walsh, Lee Ann Womack, Linda Gail Lewis, Lindsay Ell, Marty Stuart, Mickey Gilley, The Beach Boy’s Mike Love, Priscilla Presley, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson and Wink Martindale along with appearances from Jerry Lee Lewis’ road band, Kenny Lovelace, Ray Gann and Kenny Aronoff. An additional lineup announcement will follow in the coming weeks.