Scotty Moore

American musician

Winfield Scott "Scotty" Moore III (December 27, 1931 – June 28, 2016) was an American guitarist and recording engineer. He was best known for his work with Elvis Presley in the first part of his career, between 1954 and the beginning of Elvis's Hollywood years.

Scotty Moore
Scotty Moore Elvis 2000.jpg
Background information
Birth nameWinfield Scott Moore III
Born(1931-12-27)December 27, 1931
Gadsden, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedJune 28, 2016(2016-06-28) (aged 84)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
GenresRock and roll
Years active1950s–2009
Associated acts

Moore died on June 28, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 84.[1]


  1. Grimes, William (28 June 2006). "Scotty Moore, Hard-Driving Guitarist Who Backed Elvis Presley, Dies at 84". The New York Times. p. A23.