Monday, June 18th, 2018

D.J. Fontana, the drummer and sole surviving member of Elvis Presley’s band, has died at the age of 87. Fontana was the first drummer in Presley’s band and played on over 460 RCA cuts with him over their 14 years together, accompanying him on hits such as “Hound Dog,” “All Shook Up,” and “Blue Suede Shoes.” He can also be seen playing with him in the movies Jailhouse Rock , Loving You , and G.I. Blues . Fontana’s presence behind the drum kit was revolutionary and helped...

Welcome to EdSullivan.com

Welcome to the official website of The Ed Sullivan Show. If you are a fan of the show and the timeless artists that appeared on its stage, then you have come to the right place! We are the home of The Ed Sullivan Show – America’s longest running variety show, which aired on CBS from […]