Lew Williams (1934 -) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Lew Williams (1934 -)
Historical Note: Lew Williams (January 12, 1934- ) was an American rockabilly singer and songwriter known as the "Cab Calloway of Rockabilly." Lew's musical tastes were influenced by a variety of musical styles, including the blues, gospel music, and jazz. Lew eventually left the music life for good in January 1959 by giving his last appearance as a performer. He focused instead on song writing and talent management.