The Gospel Side of Elvis
Gospel music was a significant part of not only who Elvis became as a man, but as an artist as well. As Elvis mania continues to consume generation after generation throughout the world, fans still crave new insights into the person of Elvis Presley. This book takes a look at his roots and the role of gospel in his foundational years, as well as the comfort, solace, and strength it offered him in the years of his meteoric rise in popularity. THE GOSPEL SIDE OF ELVIS is a rarely explored aspect of this American icon and one that reveals so much about the Elvis so many have yet to discover.
JOE MOSCHEO joined The Imperials in 1964, a gospel quartet that participated in Elvis's Las Vegas shows as one of his backup groups. He spent four years with Elvis as a performer and friend. Until his death in 2016, Joe lived in Nashville, Tennessee, with his family.