Johnny meets Elvis for the first time in 1956 at the Jacksonville Theater. Johnny visits with Elvis as friends many times over the years while both were performing in Las Vegas. Elvis recorded Johnny's hit "It Keeps Right On A Hurtin" in the "From Elvis In Memphis" album. One of the great honors of Johnny's career.
Johnny Tillotson with Charlie Walker and Johnny Cash at Owen Bradley's studio in Nashville. Johnny recorded "Talk Back Trembling Lips" at the Bradley studio's.