Tag Archives: The King

ELVIS: Sun in Vegas

by Tony G. Marshall A rare and fascinating public moment occurred as Elvis Presley began a brief reflective backtrack to his musical roots from the stage of the Las Vegas Hilton when he saw someone in the audience holding a copy of the then recently … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY’S Guitars | Official Graceland Blog

Elvis Presley’s Guitars Posted by Elvis Presley’s Graceland on Dec 30, 2015 It’s hard to picture Elvis Presley without a guitar in his hand.From his iconic first album cover to his many movies, from the ’68 Special to “Aloha from … Continue reading

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‘SAM PHILLIPS: The Man Who Invented Rock ’n’ Roll,’ by Peter Guralnick – The New York Times

Five hundred forty-one pages into Peter Guralnick’s 763-page biography of Sam Phillips, the impresario enshrined in the subtitle as “the man who invented rock ’n’ roll,” we get the moment when many people probably saw Phillips for the first time. … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY: How he built rock ‘n’ roll on his self-titled debut | Record Bin | Nooga.com

By JOSHUA PICKARD  During the course of any reasonable discussion about the history of modern music, there are always going to be a few names that pop up again and again—Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Robert Johnson and Elvis Presley spring … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY: Inside His Record Collection | Official Graceland Blog

BLOG HOME » Inside Elvis’ Record Collection Inside Elvis’ Record Collection Posted by Elvis Presley’s Graceland on Oct 30, 2014 | 0 comments Fans have enjoyed Elvis’ music for decades, whether it was on vinyl, 8-track, cassettes, CDs or on … Continue reading

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‘JUNGLE’ GOLD

The sub-heading of ‘Recorded Live’ could be a considerable misnomer on the original cover of Elvis Aaron Presley’s final complete studio release during his lifetime: From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee. Therefore, one could be excused for deeming the album in itself a live concert … Continue reading

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