Source of Wealth:Singer, Songwriter, Pianist
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 2008 He was inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him number 24 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
Lewis was born on September 29, 1935 in Ferriday in Concordia Parish in eastern Louisiana.