Knowledge Identifier: +Scotty_Moore
Although underage when he enlisted, Moore served in the United States Navy between 1948 and 1952
Although some lead guitarists/vocalists, such as Chuck Berry and blues legend BB King, had gained popularity by the 1950s, Presley rarely played his own lead while performing, instead providing rhythm guitar and leaving the lead duties to Moore
Dale Hawkins - In 1957, Hawkins was playing at Shreveport, Louisiana, Louisiana clubs, and although his music was influenced by the new rock and roll style of Elvis Presley and the guitar sounds of Scotty Moore, Hawkins blended that with the uniquely heavy blues sound of black Louisiana artists for his recording of his swamp-rock classic, "Susie Q
He co-wrote the instrumental "Have Guitar Will Travel" in 1958 with Bill Black, which was released as a 45 single, 107, on the Fernwood Records label
Moore and Fontana reunited on the 1960 Timex TV special with Frank Sinatra welcoming Elvis' return from the Army
Mark Adam portrayed Moore in the 2005 CBS miniseries "Elvis"
Moore died on June 28, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 84