In Nashville at the age of 84 years died a rock guitarist Scotty Moore, who played on the performances of the singer Elvis Presley, reports Reuters. The musician died after several months of illness.
Moore was born in Gedsene, Tennessee. He started playing guitar at the age of eight, in 1954, was hired by a group of producer Sam Phillips, to provide music performances Presley.
The group, which was called the Blue Moon Boys, also included bassist Bill Black and drummer DJ Fontana. Their joint with Presley’s work provided the latter the title of “King of Rock and Roll».
Moore, in particular, played for the first hit Presley “It’s OK” ( “Mother”), and such singles as the Heartbreak Hotel and Hound Dog.
Scotty Moore was inducted into the rock and roll Hall of fame in 2000.
Elvis Presley died in 1977. He is recognized as one of the most commercially successful pop singers of the XX century. Presley’s works published so far. According to experts, around the world sold more than a billion records and CDs with recordings of it.