Scotty Moore, Nashville, Tennessee, is the sole survivor of the Sun Records sessions of July 1954 during which he, Elvis Presley, and Bill Black, with Sam Phillips at the engineering sound board, blended country and blues into a new art form that would shake up American culture for decades to come.|James L. Dickerson, Jackson, Mississippi, is a freelance author and journalist who has published dozens of books.
"Scotty was the rock, sort of like the pope is the rock of the church. Knowing Elvis and Scotty the way I do, I can see why Elvis depended on him."--Jerry Schilling
"Scotty was there from before the beginning. I learned so much
that I never knew . . . great insight to the early years. One of
the best books on Elvis I ever read."--George Klein, Memphis radio
and TV personality and host of The George Klein Show
"Everyone else wanted to be Elvis--I wanted to be Scotty."--Keith Richards