Scotty Moore Poster


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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 27 December 1931Gadsden, Tennessee, USA
Date of Death 28 June 2016Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Birth NameWinfield Scott Moore

Mini Bio (1)

Scotty Moore was born on December 27, 1931 in Gadsden, Tennessee, USA as Winfield Scott Moore. He died on June 28, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Trivia (6)

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 (under the category Side-Men).
Played lead guitar on most of Elvis Presley's records during the fifties.
Portrayed by James Canning in Elvis (1979), Emory Smith in This Is Elvis (1981), Jesse Dabson in Elvis (1990), Mark Adam in Elvis (2005), etc.
He was the last surviving member of Elvis' original band which included bassist Bill Black and producer Sam Phillips. As part of The Blue Moon Boys, he backed Presley on many of his legendary songs. They worked together for 14 years, and Moore was Presley's first manager.
He also worked with his friend Carl Perkins, as well as Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, and Ronnie Wood.
After serving in the US Navy, he formed the country band The Starlite Wranglers in Memphis in 1954.

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