Monday, March 25, 2013

R.I.P.: Eddie Bond



Eddie Bond, a rockabilly singer and radio host who once told a teenage Elvis Presley that he would be better off driving a truck than trying to make it in music, died on Wednesday March 20, 2013 at his home in Bolivar, Tennessee He was 79.

Eddie James Bond was born on July 1, 1933, in Memphis. He was playing in bands by the time he was 16; after serving in the Navy, he continued making and recording music in Memphis. He also hosted radio programs, promoted concerts and owned nightclubs. MORE HERE

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