News createt: 05-01-2012 10:40:00
New Legacy Protectors
Henrik Knudsen took a trip to the United States betweenChristmas and New Year when Elvis' first guitarist Scotty
Moore was named Graceland Randers Legacy Protector. The appointment took place during
guitarist's 80-year birthday party at his home in Nashville. Scottywas there from the start in
1954, when he and Bill Black (bass), along with Elvis inspilledethe first single "That's
Alright Mama "at Sun Records in Memphis and later toured the southern states around the
attempt to break through. Scotty was in 2011 appointed as No. 29 on Rolling Stone Magazine
list "100 Greatest Guitarist of All Time".
Gordon Stoker was a member of Elvis' famous chorus The Jordanaires and recorded many songs
and albums with Elvis, primarily in the early years. Gordon Stoker was named Graceland Randers
Legacy Protector in his home in Nashville. Gordon recorded and performed with Elvis during the period
1956 to 1970 and is probably the most famous of all the choirs,who worked with Elvis.
The two men - both of whom are legends in themselves -accepted the appointment with joy.
Certificates of course, was handed over by Henrik Knudsenhimself, who besides being the man
behind Graceland Randers - are also long lasting friend of bothScotty and Gordon. As they both
put it: "We've known Henry for over 25 years"
Scotty & Gordon published officially as Graceland RandersLegacy Protectors of Elvis'
77-year birthday on Sunday the 8th January 2012 at an afternoonevent with music,
food and birthday cake at Graceland Randers.
"It's an honor to have these icons among the series of LegacyProtectors, which among others also
counts Volbeat, Jorgen de Mylius, Jimmy Jorgensen, and the legendary bassist Bob Moore
and none other than Sir Cliff Richard, "concludes Henrik Knudsen