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Birthday
15, 1931
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jun 13, 2018 (87)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1931
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jun 13, 2018 (87)

About

Longtime drummer for Elvis Presley who played with the rock 'n' roll icon for fourteen years. He was nearly in 460 of the King's recordings. He has also worked with the likes of Red Sovine and Ringo Starr.

Before Fame

He performed on the NBC TV special called the '68 Comeback Special. He met Presley in 1954.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Associated With

He recorded the song "That's All Right (Mama)" with Paul McCartney.