Ronnie Tutt, a legendary drummer who spent years taking part in alongside Elvis Presley and teamed up with different superstars starting from Johnny Money to Stevie Nicks, has died. He was 83.
In a Fb publish early Sunday, Terie Tutt wrote that her father died at residence surrounded by his household.
“It’s with deep unhappiness that my household and I share the lack of our beloved dad,” Terie Tutt wrote. “The Legendary Drummer, Ronnie Tutt, ‘has left the constructing.’”
Elvis Presley Enterprises famous Tutt’s loss of life in a press release Saturday. The group that runs Graceland recalled how Tutt drummed for Elvis with the TCB Band from 1969 till 1977, becoming a member of the band put collectively by James Burton for Elvis’ 1969 Las Vegas opening and staying with Elvis till his loss of life in 1977.
Past Elvis, Tutt performed with among the greatest names in music, touring with Neil Diamond’s band and recording and taking part in with Money, Nicks, Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers, Elvis Costello, Michael McDonald and extra, Elvis Presley Enterprises wrote.
“Along with being a legendary drummer, he was an excellent good friend to many people right here at Graceland,” the group mentioned in a press release. “We loved every time he joined us right here to have fun Elvis Week, Elvis’ Birthday and plenty of different particular events. Ronnie was a tremendous ambassador to Elvis’ legacy — sharing his reminiscences of working with Elvis with followers — in addition to bringing Elvis’ music to arenas across the globe by way of later Elvis in Live performance reveals and performances.”