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Scotty Moore

Knowledge Identifier: +Scotty_Moore


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


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


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


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


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


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"


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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