Scotty Moore Papers, 1950-2008, undated.


Scotty Moore Papers, 1950-2008, undated.

The Scotty Moore Papers span the years 1950 to 2008 and include some undated materials. The papers contain Moore's personal files, photographic material, clippings, and publications. Both Moore's personal and professional life is documented through the files and photographic material; the correspondence and contracts being of particular note. The clippings in the collection shed additional light on Moore's career, particularly his relationship with Elvis Presley. Overall, the Papers showcase Moore's career from his early days at Sun records to the present, providing rich insight to the life of a rock and roll guitar legend.

8.91 linear feet.

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Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977 (person)

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known simply as Elvis, was an American singer, musician and actor. He is regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century and is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines during a transformative era in race relations, led him to ...

Moore, Scotty (person)

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