Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, and Mickey Gilley

Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, and Mickey Gilley

Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, and Mickey Gilley

Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, and Mickey Gilley

Cousins

Jerry Lee Lewis and his 13-year old wife and cousin in 1957

Jerry Lee Lewis and his 13-year old wife and cousin in 1957

Great Balls of Scandal: How Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to a 13-year-old wrecked his career #DailyMail

Great Balls of Scandal: How Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to a 13-year-old wrecked his career

Great Balls of Scandal: How Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to a 13-year-old wrecked his career #DailyMail

Jerry Lee Lewis Myra 13 Year Married | ... History-December 12 Jerry Lee Lewis married his cousin, plague in Oahu

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Jerry Lee Lewis Myra 13 Year Married | ... History-December 12 Jerry Lee Lewis married his cousin, plague in Oahu

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) Rockabilly and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. He is known by the nickname "The Killer".  Lewis had hits in the late 1950s with songs such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On",  However, Lewis' rock 'n' roll career faltered in the wake of his marriage to his young cousin. He had little success in the charts following the scandal until his popularity recovered in the late 1960s after he extended his career to country and western music.

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) Rockabilly and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. He is known by the nickname "The Killer". Lewis had hits in the late 1950s with songs such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", However, Lewis' rock 'n' roll career faltered in the wake of his marriage to his young cousin. He had little success in the charts following the scandal until his popularity recovered in the late 1960s after he extended his career to country and western music.

Jerry Lee Lewis, 22, and his cousin, Myra Brown, 13, whom he took as his third wife before divorcing his second. (1958 AP Photo)

The stars of 'Friends' then and now

Jerry Lee Lewis, 22, and his cousin, Myra Brown, 13, whom he took as his third wife before divorcing his second. (1958 AP Photo)

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