DJ Fontana

DJ Fontana

Born: Dominic Joseph Fontana, March 15, 1931 in Shreveport, LA
Biggest Hits: “D. J.” began his music career as staff drummer for the Louisiana Hay Ride in 1954. Became Elvis’ drummer in 1956, played on all Elvis’ first RCA recording’s in 1956. Stayed with Elvis for over ten years.

Current Status: Still lives and performs in Nashville.
Inducted: April 26, 2005 in New Orleans by Widmarc Clark