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Jerry Gibson River Records Owner in Memphis Robbed and Murdered

Jerry Gibson - River Records Thursday, this 79 year old man was ROBBED and MURDERED in MEMPHIS! Jerry Gibson owned River Records on Highland. Jerry loved music, especially Elvis Presley. His favorite Elvis song was, Don't Be Cruel. But above all, Jerry loved Memphis. Memphis has lost a treasure. Jerry was the ambassador of Memphis to hard core music lovers such as myself. I'd spend HOURS with Jerry talking about everything. He loved to laugh. I'll never forget the day Matt Dillon visited his shop. He couldn't wait to show me the picture. I missed the visit by a day. One time, I was interested in a pretty rare find and ready to negotiate but Jerry said, No. I was confused. He said, No, I really like you and I am GIVING this to you. By this time, we had developed a relationship. I never missed a trip to see Jerry when I went to Memphis. I'd spend HOURS there. Sometimes blowing off friends or sneaking away to go shoot the breeze with Jerry. I introd