Gibson Announce Scotty Moore Tribute Event

07/30/2013
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(Gibson) To honor one of world's greatest guitarists, Gibson Brands is hosting a Scotty Moore Tribute at its Memphis Showroom on August 3 to coincide with the launch of Gibson's new Scotty Moore Signature gold ES-295 guitar, and the publication of Scotty's memoir Scotty and Elvis: Aboard the Mystery Train.

This history-making event will feature performances by legendary musicians such as Sun Records artists Sonny Burgess and the Pacers, Tracy Nelson, Billy Swann, Carl Mann, Thom Bresh, Bucky Burnett, and DJ Fontana, who was Elvis' drummer for 14 years.

In his memoir (published by the University of Mississippi Press), Scotty recalls how it all began—with an unknown teenager named Elvis Presley and bass player Bill Black, who entered Sam Phillips's Memphis-based Sun Records studio to record an old blues tune, "That's All Right, Mama." more on this story

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