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Author Moore, Scotty, author

Title Scotty and Elvis : aboard the mystery train / Scotty Moore, with James L. Dickerson
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2013]
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Series American made music series
American made music series.
Contents Digging up West Tennessee roots -- Slow boat out of China -- Doing the Memphis thang -- The sun rises on the Blue Moon Boys -- Hitting pay dirt -- On the road with Elvis -- Scripting the movie years -- Tragedy is a revolving door -- My first album with royalties -- A farewell performance -- Ringo, Tracy, and a cast of thousands -- On the road again -- Jamming with a Rolling Stone -- I'm pretty much still here, I guess -- Happy birthday to me
Summary When Elvis Presley first showed up at Sam Phillips's Memphis-based Sun Records studio, he was a shy teenager in search of a sound. Phillips invited a local guitarist named Scotty Moore to stand in. Scotty listened carefully to the young singer and immediately realized that Elvis had something special. Along with bass player Bill Black, the triorecorded an old blues number called ""That's All Right, Mama."" It turned out to be Elvis's first single and the defining record of his early style, with a trillingguitar hook that swirled country and blues together and minted a sound with unforgettab
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
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Subject Moore, Scotty.
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977.
Guitarists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Dickerson, James, author
LC no. 2012045546
ISBN 1617038156 (electronic bk.)
1621039501 (electronic bk.)
9781617038150 (electronic bk.)
9781621039501 (electronic bk.)
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