1958: A day for which Jerry Lee Lewis would probably want a “do-over.” It was on this day that Lewis arrived in London and introduced his new bride to the press. The press did some digging and found out:
1.) Myra Gale Lewis was 13 years old
2.) She still believed in Santa Claus
3.) She was Jerry Lee’s third cousin.
The ensuing scandal effectively derailed his career in rock and roll.
Jerry Lee laid low for awhile and then staged his first comeback as a country singer.