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John Wilkinson, Longtime Guitar Player for Elvis Presley, Dead at 67

January 14, 2013 / 20:50

John Wilkinson was by Elvis Presley‘s side for the last 10 years of the singer’s life, playing over 1,200 shows with Presley until 1977. The pairing was both destined and miraculous, as Wilkinson once snuck backstage to tell the legend that he didn’t know how to play guitar. The slight — from a 10-year-old Wilkinson [...]