Drummer D.J. Fontana helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman.
His wife said Thursday her husband has died at age 87.
According to AccessOnline.com, Karen Fontana says he died in his.. Source: Wochit -
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday (June 14). Karen Fontana told The Associated Press that.. nola.com Also reported by •Seattle Times
Tickets will go on sale on Friday, August 26 at 10:00 a.m. CDT; 4-day festival includes celebrity appearances, live music events, Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and on-stage interviews with.. PRWeb
Scotty Moore, a guitarist whose terse, bluesy licks on Elvis Presley’s early hits virtually created the rockabilly guitar style and established the guitar as a lead instrument in rock ’n’ roll,.. SFGate
(Reuters) - Scotty Moore, a pioneering rock guitarist best known for backing Elvis Presley as a member of his original band and into superstardom, died on Tuesday at the age of 84, the Memphis.. Huffington Post
With special guest star Elvis Original Drummer D.J. Fontana and a full production 8 pc band and dancers, Elvis tribute artist Chris MacDonald will bring back the memories of an American icon and his.. PRWeb