Country and rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis suffered a minor stroke on Thursday (Feb. 28). According to a post on the 83-year-old music legend's Facebook page, Lewis is recovering with family in Memphis, Tenn.
"He is with his family, recuperating in Memphis and the doctors expect a full recovery," the message reads. "The Killer looks forward to getting back into the studio soon to record a Gospel record and on the road performing live for his fans. His family requests privacy at this time. Well wishes and prayers are greatly appreciated."
Lewis rose to fame with his 1957 smash hit "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On." He went on to have hits with "Great Balls of Fire," "Breathless" and "Another Place, Another Time." Lewis was part of the Sun Records' Million Dollar Quartet, which also included Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins. Lewis remains one of the most iconic and influential figures in country and rock 'n' roll history.
Lewis' representative Zach Farnum told The Tennessean that the singer doesn't plan to cancel any upcoming shows. His next scheduled performance is at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this May.