Almost unbelievably, given his excesses and the personal tragedies and scandals that have befallen him, Jerry Lee Lewis will be 86 years old on Sept. 29. ‘The Killer’, of course, needs no introduction, having been inducted into every musical hall of fame imaginable. But, just in case anyone doubts the piano-pumping power of the man, he gave a live 3-minute tutorial on the Ed Sullivan Show on Nov. 16, 1969, a full decade after he’d recorded his best-known songs. Any questions, hippie?

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