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Longtime Elvis drummer D.J. Fontana dead at 87

8 days 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

8 days 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

8 days 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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