Elvis_Presley_and_the_Jordanaires_1957Photo of Elvis Presley with his backup group for many years, The Jordanaires. The Jordanaires recorded, toured and made television appearances with Elvis.

Description: Vocalist, USA

Known For: Vocal Group “The Jordinaires”

Instruments: Voice

Music Styles: Rock , Easy listening

Location: United States of America

Date Born: 2nd July 1925
Location Born: United States of America

Date Died: 28th June 1980
Location Died: United States of America

Web Site:  Official website

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Culley Holt

An American born singer and an original member of the group “The Jordanaires” in 1948.

The group formed in 1948, with members

Bill Matthews (first tenor)
Bob Hubbard (second tenorlead)
Monty Matthews (baritone)
Culley Holt (bass)

And pianist Bob Money.

The Jordanaires were an American vocal quartet, which formed as a gospel group in 1948. They are known for providing vocal background for Elvis Presley, in live appearances and recordings from 1956 to 1972. The group has also worked in the recording studio, on stage, and on television with many other country and rock and roll artists.

After three years, Money was replaced by new pianist Gordon Stoker.

This lineup lasted until 1952; at that time, Bob Hubbard was drafted and was replaced by Hoyt Hawkins.

The lineup changed in 1954, with Cully Holt leaving and new bass singer Hugh Jarrett replacing Holt.

The group would find success in the mid fifties backing Elvis Presley and many other American top line artists.