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Chuck Berry & Leonard Cohen were honored
Saturday, 07. April 2012 - 15:15

Chuck Berry and Leonard Cohen were presented The 2012 Awards for Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence by PEN New England & The JFK Library. The ceremony took place on February 26th 2012 in Boston, MA. 

The awards committee included Bono, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello, Paul Muldoon, Smokey Robinson, Paul Simon, Salmon Rushdie and Bill Flanagan.

For more detailed information and pictures of the event, click here.

Source: Wolfgang Guhl

Jerry Lee Lewis News
Saturday, 07. April 2012 - 15:15

Jerry Lee Lewis married Judith Brown on March 9th 2012 in Natchez, MS. Also check out the press report on NY Daily News website.

Healthwise 2012 has been a difficult year for Jerry Lee Lewis so far.

According to Frankie Jean Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis had to be admitted to the hospital on January 11th 2012 because of breathing problems, but was released the same day.

He was, according to his daughter Phoebe, back at the hospital on January 25th 2012 to receive treatment on his back.

From February 27th to February 28th he was hospitalized at Riverside Medical Center after a bout with pneumonia. 

In March he cracked two ribs before finally breaking his leg on March 31st. 

He plans to return to the concert stage in May. 

Source: Wolfgang Guhl | Frankie Jean Lewis | Phoebe Lewis | Thomas Rund