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ElvisWorld: Scotty Moore @ 84

Bill Black, Stand up Bass and electric bass. (September 17, 1926 – October 21, 1965) Elvis Presley, the boy singer backed by The Blue Moon Boys – 42 years in 77 Scotty Moore, Lead Guitar, died June 28, 2016 – 84 … Continue reading

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ElvisWorld: Blue Moon Boy Bassist – Bill Black

Bill Black played stand up base, and he knew how to work an audience. You slapped that base, spun it around, dance with it like it’s a gal, ride it like a hog and never ever – miss a lick. … Continue reading

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Elvis: Heel vs Hero

Give us this Day, September 7, our Daily Elvis   1957 There was another session at the Radio Recorders from noon till 8.00 p.m. However there was still one song for the new Christmas album missing, so Leiber and Stoller … Continue reading

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ElvisWorld: When the Act Falters

This is a more complicated “daily Elvis” March 26, 1953 Elvis visited the Tennessee State Employment Security office, listing his address as 462 Alabama, where the family had moved to an apartment in a large Victorian home at a rent … Continue reading

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ElvisWorld: Elvis’ 1956 Iconic Shutterbug Clicks Out

RCA hired Alfred Wertheimer to follow their new singer, Elvis Presley. They considered Elvis to be such a flash  in the pan, that they instructed this young photographer to only shoot black and white film. Colour was too expensive for … Continue reading

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ElvisWorld: Bill Black

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