HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » The DU Lounge (Forum) » R.I.P. DJ Fontana, last s...

Thu Jun 14, 2018, 07:41 AM

R.I.P. DJ Fontana, last surviving member of the Elvis' original band



ELVIS Presley's drummer and last remaining member of The King's original band has died.

DJ Fontana passed away in his sleep last night aged, 87, according to an emotional Facebook post from his son.



David Fontana wrote: "I told everyone that I would keep you posted. My Dad passed away in his sleep at 9:33 tonight.

"He was very comfortable with no pain. I will post more tomorrow when I have more information. We ask for privacy at this time. Thank you for your love and prayers."

Sun Studio, in Memphis Tennessee, where Elvis famously began his career, also posted on their official Facebook page: "We are extremely saddened to hear about the passing of legendary drummer D.J. Fontana. The band is all back together now."

Dominic Joseph Fontana, known as DJ, was born in 1931 in Shreveport, Louisiana.



https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6526790/dj-fontana-dead-at-87-elvis-presleys-legendary-drummer-and-last-surviving-band-member-passes-away-his-son-reveals/

1 replies, 377 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 1 replies Author Time Post
Reply R.I.P. DJ Fontana, last surviving member of the Elvis' original band (Original post)
Miles Archer Jun 14 OP
Name removed Jun 14 #1

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Reply to this thread