"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
About the Author
Scotty Moore began playing guitar at the age of 8, learning from friends and family. Moore is credited as pioneering the role of lead guitarist. In 2000, he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2011 was ranked 44th in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Both Bruce Springsteen and Keith Richards count Scotty as their major influence.