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Bonus Elvis Week Interview Now Available for Basic and PLUS Elvis Insiders

August 19, 2013

Basic and PLUS Elvis Insiders can enjoy a new bonus video from the green room of the Elvis Week Main Stage. Elvis Week host Brad Birkedahl sits down with Elvis' former drummer and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer - DJ Fontana. DJ talks about meeting Elvis in 1954 and playing "undercover" at the Louisiana Hayride. He also shares stories about Elvis buying his first drum set which he still has to this day. He also gives his first impression of Elvis and tells a witty account of working with the king during the "'68 Special." DJ Fontana was a special guest during the Official Elvis Insiders Event on August 17, 2013. Be sure to check out a complete recap of Elvis Week, including daily photos, videos, blogs and more at

*To access these videos Insiders will need to click on the MEDIA section under 2013.

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