Filed under: Legends, R.I.P.
Gordon Stoker is pictured far left with the Jordanaires & Elvis in this CBS archive photo.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gordon Stoker, a member of The Jordanaires vocal group that backed up Elvis Presley
, has died. He was 88.
His son, Alan, told The Associated Press that Stoker died Wednesday at his home in Brentwood, Tennessee, after a lengthy illness. Stoker, who was born in Gleason, Weakley County, got his start playing the piano on WSM radio and its signature show, the Grand Ole Opry