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Old 06-14-2018, 07:42 PM
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Default RIP -- D.J. Fontana

https://www.apnews.com/f0deaaeff35a4...ntana-has-died

Sadly, Elvis's drummer has left the building.
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Old 06-14-2018, 08:14 PM
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Default Re: RIP -- D.J. Fontana

May he rest in peace. Rockabilly pioneer !! What a great photo of him in the article.
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Old 06-14-2018, 11:53 PM
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That is sad. Speak of a legend. RIP

http://www.drummerworld.com/drummers/DJ_Fontana.html
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Old 06-15-2018, 12:33 AM
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DJ's playing on Hound Dog got me started on drums as a 5 year old. Hound Dog has one of the greatest drum parts and one of the best guitar solos ever. The perfect Rock N Roll record. So many great musicians were inspired by those early recordings. Not many still around from those days. Possibly one or two of the Jordanaires are still around.

DJ's Gretsch Drums are still out there with original "skin-with fur" resonant BD head.

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Old 06-15-2018, 11:36 AM
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https://youtu.be/QlhP3_9R7YE DJ is the Real Deal, he influenced everyone no doubt. Thank You!
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Old 06-16-2018, 02:06 AM
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http://www.rootsofrockdrumming.com/drummer/d-j-fontana/
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