D. J. Fontana Net Worth

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D. J. Fontana net worth is
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D.J. Fontana Net Worth: He’s best known for being the drummer for Elvis Presley. D.J. was an in house drummer for Louisiana Hayride’s Saturday night radio broadcast before being hired by Elvis in 1954. He joined the group The Blue Moon Boys featuring Presley. He played on more than 460 tunes for RCA records including “Heartbreak Hotel”, “Do Not Be Cruel”, “Hound Dog”, and “Jailhouse Rock”. He also toured together with the group and appeared on many television programs including the Ed Sullivan Show. Fontana played with former bandmate Scotty Moore to get a record of “That’s All Right (Mama)” with Paul McCartney in 2002. Fontana released the 1983 publication D.J. Fontana Recalls Elvis. He was played by Ed Begley, Jr. in the movie Elvis in 1979 and by Eric William Pierson in the CBS miniseries Elvis in 2005. Fontana was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2009 and to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the exact same year in the sidemen classification.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 1931-03-15
Birth place: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Profession:Musician, Drummer
Nationality:American
Record labels:Sun Records, RCA Records
Music groups:The Blue Moon Boys
Nominations:Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance
Movies:Elvis: Return to Tupelo, 200 Cadillacs, Classic Albums: Elvis Presley
Albums:All the King's Men
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