Monday April 27, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)
Jerry Lee Lewis was honored Monday evening as the Tennessee Legislature voted to name a stretch of road in his honor.
A proposal unanimously approved by the House designates a stretch of Getwell Road in Shelby County as the Jerry Lee Lewis Highway.
The section runs from the Mississippi state line to Interstate 240.
«It's not every day you get a street named after you. It's a great honor.» said Jerry Lee.
One year later, April 30, 2010.