TJ: I lost everything when Elvis died.
TJ: Yeah, Elvis Presley. I worked as his bodyguard.
BW: Really? That’s pretty cool.
TJ: Yeah, knew him for years. I was one of the pallbearers at his funeral. You can find pictures of it on the internet. I was the shortest one.
BW: No kidding? What’s your name?
TJ: TJ Thomas. I’m kin to BJ Thomas. He was a well known country singer.
BW: So you knew Jerry Lee Lewis too?
TJ: Yeah and Jimmy Swaggart.
BW: NO shit!?! You knew Jimmy Swaggart? He used to be my dad’s favorite preacher!
TJ: Mine too til he got caught with his pants down. Can’t be preachin’ the way he did from the pulpit and actin like that in backseats of cars.