Elvis Presley's legendary bass player Bob Moore is this year's winner of the German "Elvis Presley Memorial Award", created by the German fan service "The King's World".
Bob Moore received the award at Randers, Denmark where Peter and Sandra Beines of "The King's World" had been invited by Henrik Knudsen to do the award presentation on stage during the show "Good Rockin' Tonite". Henrik
Knudsen is president of the Danish fanclub "Elvis Unlimited" and the owner of "Graceland Randers".
Bob Moore had been chosen for the "Elvis Presley Memorial Award" for his outstanding contributions to Elvis Presley's music in the late 50s and the 60s.
The bass player participated in almost every recording session of the King between 1958 and 1968 and helped to create a large number of legendary songs such as "I Got Stung", "A Big Hunk O' Love", "Stuck On You", "Fever", "It's Now Or Never", "Little Sister", "Good Luck Charm" and "Devil In Disguise". He also appeared live with Elvis in 1960 and 1961.
Today, at the age of 78, he keeps performing at Elvistribute shows all over the world and playing the good old ElvisRock and Roll music.
Previous winners of the "Elvis Presley Memorial Award" had been Glen D. Hardin in 2009 and Bill Baize of the Stamps Quartet in 2010.
Source: thekingsworld.de / EpGold