It was 40 years ago on Wednesday that Elvis left the building and his step-brother says the King would have become an Oscar winning actor
While a deathiversary tends to be a somber occasion, some 40 years after Elvis Presley’s death, it is pretty amusing to imagine what his reaction might be if he were to see a streaming service. “All the music in the world comes outta that li’l bitty thing?” is just one possible comment. Not surprisingly, streaming… […]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny. This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock ‘n’ roll icon’s death, it’s going to cost…
MEMPHIS, Tenn. >> It isn’t just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too. Prolific session musician and producer Norbert Putnam was on vacation with his family in Hawaii when he heard his […]
Elvis Presley died of a heart attack suffered at his pink palatial home overlooking the Mississippi River.
The plane sold for $430,000 on Saturday at a California event
30-year-old demos recorded for “Flowers in the Dirt” are given a proper release.
In the spring of 1951, Sun Studios founder Sam Phillips had just produced his first major hit in the shape of “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats. The rough-and-ready R&B track (co-written by a young Ike Turner) topped sales charts for weeks, and laid one of the main foundations for what would…
Sir Tom Jones might be falling in love again.