Dewey Phillips was the first disc jokey to play Elvis record in july 1954. He loved Elvis very much. The two of them stay good friend until 1957 when Dewey do bad press on Elvis by mistake. After that Elvis keep his distance of Dewey. When Dewey died in 1968 at 56 years old , Elvis was there and pay for the funeral . Picture here, spring 1957.
Nicknames of Elvis Presley’s “Memphis Mafia”• "Moon": Marty Lacker A friend of Elvis’s since high school, Marty was employed by Elvis from roughly 1960-1967. He performed many duties for Elvis, including those of personal secretary and bookkeeper. He was co-best man at Elvis’s wedding.