The Auction at Graceland•March 4, 2017
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 3/4/2017
From the Estate of Scotty Moore
The recording of “That’s All Right” on July 5, 1954 by Elvis, Scotty Moore and Bill Black is widely considered by many to be the birth of rock and roll. When Elvis exploded on the Memphis airwaves, changing popular music forever, Sam Phillips charged into the future and had his records on the shelves only days later, on July 19, 1954. More than 4,000 copies of “That’s All Right” sold during that first week of release. Dean Beard, who sometimes opened for Elvis, Scotty and Bill in the early days, acquired a copy of this first recording of Elvis, Scotty and Bill’s and had it framed with a plaque to present to Scotty Moore. Offered is the very gift from Dean to Scotty with Sun Record 209 “That’s All Right” on a mustard brown colored background with small plaque beneath that states, “To Scotty Moore / Dean Beard - Dalton Moore, Jr. & Jack C.,” the last initial being short for Clement. The framed display, measuring 16 by 16 by 2 1/4 inches (40.64 x 40.64 x 5.71 cm), emanates directly from the estate of Scotty Moore and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Framed display is in Excellent condition overall.