Elvis Presley’s Drummer Ronnie Tutt Dies At 83

Elvis Presley's Drummer Ronnie Tutt Dead

He is also an original member of the TCB Band.

Ronnie Tutt who went through years playing close by Elvis Presley, worked with Billy Joel, Glen Campbell and numerous others has died at his home surrounded by his family as per assertation made by her daughter via Facebook post.

Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

“It’s with deep sadness that my family and I share the loss of our beloved dad,” she composed. “The Legendary Drummer, Ronnie Tutt, ‘has left the building.’ “

According to the statement acquired by TMZ from his wife Donna, the drummer died on Saturday of natural causes at his home in Franklin, Tennessee.

Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

She moreover revealed that her significant other had a long-term heart condition and didn’t have any desire to be hospitalized since there was nothing more specialists could do, “He couldn’t play another drum lick.”

Elvis Presley Enterprises likewise shared the news of Tutt’s passing, “All of us with Elvis Presley Enterprises were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ronnie Tutt. In addition to being a legendary drummer, he was a good friend to many of us here at Graceland.”

Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Beside Elvis Presley, Ronnie Tutt played shows and recording meetings for the Carpenters, Roy Orbison, Jerry Garcia, Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers, Stevie Nicks, and Michael McDonald as well.

After the TCB (“Taking Care of Business”) band disbanded upon Presley’s demise and various years recording and touring from 1974 until 1978 with Garcia, Tutt was welcomed by Neil Diamond to become Diamond’s permanent concert and recording session drummer.

Reactions to Elvis Presley’s Drummer Ronnie Tutt Dies At 83

RIP Ronnie Tutt a legendary drummer, musician, dear friend to elvis and friends and family. Gone but never forgotten, reunited with the King in heaven #RonnieTutt #ElvisPresley #

@Maxine_Ali_

👑🎶😢Thank you very much.. ...Ronnie Tutt😢👍👍🙏🎶

@Guiller85453966

Ronnie Tutt, who played in concerts and recording sessions for #Elvis, has passed away at the age of 83 on October 16th, 2021 ❤️🤍💙 . #ElvisHistory #RonnieTutt #Drummer #RIP

@InfoPresley

And on the drums is Ronnie Tutt RIP Ronnie

@presleytweets

In honour of the great Ronnie Tutt…

@DamianWhite42

One of the greatest drummers of all time has left us. Rest In Peace the legendary Ronnie Tutt #ronnietutt #tcb @ElvisPresley @NeilDiamond @billyjoel @jerrygarcia @dwdrums @dmaidapr 🙏⚡️🥁

@dmaidapr

Take care of business Ronnie. #RonnieTutt 1938-2021

@artyshowboy

Mr. RONNIE TUTT Has gone to heaven today to join Elvis and the rest of the guys. Please pray for his family and may he rest in peace. You were greatly loved and honored. RIP Ronnie Tutt 🙏 • Mindi Miller.. #ElvisHistory #ElvisPresley #Elvis2021

@serakuhn

Sad news to hear Ronnie Tutt Elvis’s drummer has passed away, I saw him at the O2 some years ago, when Elvis ‘s band were playing live there with Elvis as a hologram on stage .😔

@paullane57

Pretty good little combo here. RIP #RonnieTutt

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