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D.J. Fontana

D.J. Fontana (Ebet Roberts / Redferns / Getty Images)
D.J. Fontana (Ebet Roberts / Redferns / Getty Images)

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August 20, 2018 "Were are so sorry and want to express our sympathies DJ thank you for sharing your amazing talents with us. And thank you for sharing your countless interesting Elvis stories with us....whether in your book, on stage here in Indianapolis, or in person and with your lovely wife. You will be missed here. We now know that you will be the drumrolls in thunder. You are now playing for The King." - Barbara (mom) and Mark Weaver (Indianapolis, IN)
July 29, 2018 " My sincere sympathy to the family and friends. His talent will certainly be missed but not forgotten. Hold onto your memories of this talented man. Pray to the God that will give you comfort."
July 21, 2018 "I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to the music industry. May you find comfort and help in God during this time of sorrow." - (Bear, DE)
June 28, 2018 "On behalf of Sri Lanka Elvis Presley fan club our sincere condolences to DJs family & friends & all Elvis Presley fans!" - Sylvia & Jay Perera (Colombo, UM)
June 22, 2018 "DJ is known for being a great musician & a pioneer of rock n roll. We grieve for a man we had the pleasure of meeting several times. We loved his company, his humor & his love of life. We pray for comfort & joyous memories to replace the grief for Karen & DJs family. Thank you DJ. " - Scott Cripps (Niagara Falls, ON)
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Obituary for D.J. Fontana
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday. ...
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