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Jerry Lee Lewis’ 1983 Cadillac Eldorado returns home

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 07, 2024 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 07, 2024 4:00 AM CT

Since announcing he planned to buy Nesbit, Mississippi’s Jerry Lee Lewis Ranch and turn it into a museum, Todd Herendeen’s been searching for artifacts from the rock ’n‘ roll legend’s life.

Earlier this year, that led him to Beale Street and Jerry Lee Lewis’ Cafe & Honky Tonk where the musician’s 1983 Cadillac Eldorado had been parked since 2013. 

“It’s just been sitting next to the building on Beale Street for a few years,” Herendeen said. “Actually, I saw it down there a few years ago, probably 2015 or so, and then it was gone.”

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Rob Moore

Rob Moore

Rob Moore covers North Mississippi for The Daily Memphian. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English from The University of Memphis.


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