The 25 best musicians of the Rock & Roll era

Who took the top slots for the best artists in the Rock-and-Roll era? Check out the full list.

24. Jerry Lee Lewis

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Lewis is a country and rock 'n' roll musician who garnered fame in the 1950s with his manic piano playing. His hit songs include "Great Balls of Fire" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On." Legend says that Lewis once set fire to a piano after being billed after Chuck Berry for a concert, but the singer denied it in an Esquire interview, reportedly saying, "I never set fire to a piano, I'd like to have got away with it, though." Lewis still performs today.

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