‘Wearin’ That Loved on Look’ — Terry Mike Jeffrey salutes Elvis Presley, Chips Moman and the Memphis Boys

Elvis Presley-inspired singer-guitarist Terry Mike Jeffrey exclusively divulges his deep-rooted admiration for hit-making session cats Chips Moman and the Memphis Boys, who racked up hundreds of enduring soul-pop records inside the ghetto-based American Sound Studio during the ’60s and ’70s. In blue denim and playing his prized 1960 Gibson J-200 acoustic guitar, Presley conducts a warm-up band rehearsal hours before his first appearance in front of a live audience in seven years on June 27, 1968 for the iconic “’68 Comeback Special.” Photography by Gary Null or Frank Carroll / NBC / Getty Images

“They struck me, from the beginning, as a bunch of smart musicians with an incredible history of hit-making that didn’t take themselves too seriously. None of them had an attitude of grandiose or ‘better than anyone else,’” Elvis Presley-inspired singer-guitarist Terry Mike Jeffrey declares in an exclusive…

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