• Longtime Elvis drummer D.J. Fontana dead at 87

    4 monthes ago - By New York Post

    The drummer helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, working with him through much of the 1960s.
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  • Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

    Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

    4 monthes ago - By ABC News

    D.J. Fontana's wife says the drummer who helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, has died at 87.
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  • Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

    4 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday. Karen Fontana told The Associated Press that her husband died in his sleep in Nashville Wednesday night. She said he had been suffering complications from breaking his hip in 2016. "He was loved by everybody all over the world. He treated everybody like everybody was his friend," she said.
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  • D.J. Fontana, longtime Elvis Presley drummer, dies at 87

    4 monthes ago - By ABC

    D.J. Fontana rose from playing in strip joints in his native Shreveport, Louisiana to the heights of musical history as Elvis Presley's first and longtime drummer.
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  • Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

    4 monthes ago - By National Post

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock ‘n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday.
    Karen Fontana told The Associated Press that her husband died in his sleep in Nashville Wednesday night. She said he had been suffering complications from breaking his hip in 2016.
    “He was loved by everybody all over the world. He treated everybody like everybody was his friend,” she said.
    Fontana rose from strip joints in his native Shreveport, Louisiana to the heights of musical history as Presley's first and longtime drummer.
    They met on the...
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