A young Elvis impersonator strikes a pose during the junior Elvis lookalike contest at the 18th annual Parkes Elvis Festival, in the outback town of Parkes, Australia, in Jan. 2010. Thousands of Elvis fans from across Australia gather in the country town of Parkes on 'The King's' birthday to celebrate his music with a series of parades, singing competitions, and dance events. Amy Coopes/AFP Photo/Newscom/File
A participant dressed in an Elvis Presley costume gestures at the 6th Annual Toronto Polar Bear Dip 2011 in Toronto, Canada, on Jan. 1. Dominic Chan/WENN.com/Newscom
During halftime of an Ohio State vs. Purdue game, an Elvis Presley impersonator performs in Columbus, Ohio, in Oct. 2010. Newscom/File
Actor David Arquette leaves a Halloween party dressed as Elvis in Beverly Hills, Calif., in Oct. 2010. J. Calderon/Splash News/Newscom/File
Elvis Presley impersonator Paul Hill waves as he boards the 'Elvis Express' at Central Station in Sydney in Jan. 2010, for the 18th annual Elvis Festival in Parkes, Australia. Torsten Blackwood/AFP Photo/Newscom
Mark Adey attends the Welsh Elvis Idol competition in Bridgend, Wales, in 2005. Malcom Morgan/Newscom
Elvis impersonator Jeremy Pearce sings a favorite to Rosalba Campos at Golden Living Center during his show for a 1950s-themed party in honor of Father's Day in Fresno, Calif., in June 2010. John Walker/The Fresno Bee/Newscom
An Elvis impersonator performs during a singing competition in Porthcawl, South Wales, in 2009. Dimitris Legakis/Splash News/Newscom/File
An Elvis impersonator uses one of Tiffen's Steadicam 'Smoothee' devices to shoot video of a company spokesmodel at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev., in Jan. 2010. Charlie Neuman/San Diego Union-Tribune/ZUMA Press/Newscom/File
A professional diver, wearing Elvis Presley attire, poses inside an aquarium at Ocean Park in Manila on Aug. 15. Romeo Ranoco/Reuters
The real deal: Elvis Presley performs what would be his last Memphis concert before a crowd of 12,000 at Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tenn., on July 5, 1976. Newscom
Gordon Stoker dies: He sang with the Jordinaires, a backup group for Elvis Presley on 'Hound Dog," "It's Now or Never," and "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" Gordon Stoker also sang with Patsy Cline on "Crazy."
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March 28, 2013
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Gordon Stoker, a member of The Jordanaires vocal group that backed Elvis Presley, died Wednesday. He was 88.