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Elvis Presley
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Frank Sinatra
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Luther Perkins
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Scotty Moore

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Scotty Moore

American guitarist and recording engineer add

Category: Music

Born in 1931.

Countries: United States (68%), United Kingdom (11%), (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Elvis Presley, Chet Atkins, Carl Perkins

Linked to: Gibson Guitar Corporation, CBS, NBC, United States Navy

 

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Scotty Moore was born in 1931 add something


1948

Although underage when he enlisted, Moore served in the United States Navy between 1948 and 1952 add something


1950

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 add something

 

Effects unit - The 1950 Ray Butts EchoSonic amp was the first to feature the "slapback" echo sound, which quickly became popular with guitarists such as Chet Atkins, Carl Perkins, Scotty Moore, Luther_Perkins, and Roy Orbison


1954

He is best known for his backing of Elvis Presley in the first part of his career, between 1954 and the beginning of Elvis' Hollywood years add something

 

In 1954 Moore and Black accompanied Elvis on what would become the first legendary Presley hit, the Sun Studios session cut of "That's All Right ", a recording regarded as a seminal event in rock and roll history add something

 

Scotty Moore co-wrote the songs "My Kind of Carrying On" and "Now She Cares No More" which were released as Sun 202 on Sun Records in 1954 when he was a member of the group Doug Poindexter and the Starlite Wranglers with Bill Black as the bassist add something

 

Beginning in July 1954, the Blue Moon Boys toured and recorded throughout the American South and, as Presley's popularity rose, they toured the United States and made appearances in various Presley television shows and motion pictures add something

 

Carl Perkins - During July 1954, Perkins and his wife heard a new release of "Blue Moon of Kentucky" by Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore and Bill Black on the radio


1955

The Blue Moon Boys, including Moore, appear in the few 1955 home movie clips that survive of Elvis before he achieved national recognition add something


1956

Moore, Black, and Fontana appear on the Dorsey Brothers, Milton Berle, Steve Allen, and Ed Sullivan live TV shows of January 1956 to January 1957 add something

 

Heartbreak Hotel - Part of the original personnel of the 1956 recording released their own versions, Chet Atkins recorded it for the 1963 album "The Guitar Genius", and also, Presley's lead guitarist Scotty Moore recorded the song for his 1964 album "The Guitar that Changed the world"


1957

Moore and the Blue Moon Boys perform with Elvis in three of his movies filmed in 1957 and 1958 add something

 

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


1958

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 add something


1960

Moore and Fontana reunited on the 1960 Timex TV special with Frank Sinatra welcoming Elvis' return from the Army add something

 

Mark Knopfler - During the 1960s, he formed and joined schoolboy bands and listened to singers like Elvis Presley and guitarists Chet Atkins, Scotty Moore, B.B King, Django Reinhardt, Hank Marvin, and James Burton


1981

Emory Smith portrayed Moore in the 1981 documentary film "This is Elvis" add something


1990

Jesse Dabson played Scotty Moore in the 1990 ABC television series "Elvis: The Early Years" add something


2000

In 2000, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame add something


2005

Mark Adam portrayed Moore in the 2005 CBS miniseries "Elvis" add something


2011

He was ranked 44th in "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2011 add something


2016

Moore died on June 28, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 84 add something