Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's longtime guitarist and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, died Tuesday at his home in Nashville, the Commercial Appeal reports. No cause of death was provided, but Moore had been in poor health in recent months. He was 84. Karen Fontana, the wife of Presley drummer D.J. Fontana, also confirmed Moore's death at 84.
Scotty Moore Passed AwayJune 29, 2016 | People
Gladyslove wrote on June 29, 2016
You´ll be missed, too, Mr. Moore.
EJF wrote on June 29, 2016
Such a sad loss. The only consolation is knowing that The Blue Moon Boys are back together again.
Natha wrote on June 29, 2016
One of the last icons of the real Rock 'n' Roll era has left the building. An expected loss, still it is sad to read.
little jimmy tompkin wrote on June 29, 2016
Sad news - we saw him once at the Royal Festival Hall but unfortunately not in the 50's - Thanks Scotty R.I.P.
woody1 wrote on June 29, 2016
Considering the amount of instanly recgonisable world famous guitar licks that he was responsible for and the history that he experienced first hand at the very start of Elvis's career, on every TV or radio interview that I've seen or heard he always came across as a very geniune humble person. Yet another sad day, truely one of the greats. R.I.P.
Gorse wrote on June 29, 2016
Definitely never ever the greatest guitarist in popular music but without doubt the one that has along with Elvis given me the greatest enjoyment and entertainment for the last 50 years. A humble and very likeable icon has sadly gone from our midst.
Eap54 wrote on June 30, 2016
One of the greatest guitar players that ever lived. Scotty and Elvis rocked the world. Scotty knew what he was doing. R.I.P. Scotty
circleG wrote on July 03, 2016
Both shocking and sad to hear, the music scene is all the poorer for it now. The guitar licks on Hound Dog say it all. Thanks Scotty RIP.
PRESYER wrote on July 05, 2016
Thank you so much, Scotty, for what you have been to Elvis and to us the fans ! Rest in Peace !