Remembering Elvis Presley Drummer D.J. Fontana

posted by Shannon Steele -

D.J. Fontana, the last remaining member of Elvis Presley's original group, "passed away in his sleep" on Wednesday night.


Fontana played drums for Presley from 1954-1968 and was on his most notable recordings - including "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," and "Heartbreak Hotel." 

Fontana was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. 

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