D.J. Fontana Dies: Elvis Presley Drummer, Appeared In Films, ’68 Comeback Special, Was 87 squib

D.J. Fontana, a drummer who performed with Elvis Presley during some of the key moments of his career, has died. Fontana died Wednesday in his sleep at age 87, according to his son, David Fontana, who posted the news on Facebook. Fontana was the last surviving member of Presley’s backup trio during his early, classic period.┬áBassist Bill Black passed in 1965 at age 39, while guitarist Scotty Moore died in June 2016 at age 84. He played on his Sun Records recordings, and…
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