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Elvis and Buddy Holly

Tuesday, February 3 will be the 50th anniversary of the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper. Continue reading

Elvis And His Buddy, Tom Jones

I would have thought Elvis and Tom Jones were performing artist rivals, but I keep coming across things that say they were buddies. The most recent came from Uncut magazine, and it is so funny. I’ll share it with you, but first, let’s look at Elvis’ history with Tom Jones. Continue reading

Was She a Stalker? A Middle-aged Groupie? No, She Was a Tinseltown Reporter

  Although this lady doesn’t look like the typical Elvis fan from the late 50s, she sure seems smitten by him, doesn’t she? If you wanted to add a caption to this shot, it could easily be, “Hey, look in … Continue reading

Postal Service Skips Five Rockers with their Music Icons Stamps

This is the new Jimi Hendrix stamp, issued on March 13 as part of the USPS Music Icons series.   Later this year, Janis Joplin will also be honored with a stamp. It’s interesting to note the Postal Service chose … Continue reading

I Feel This Would be Perfect for Your Readers

Well, maybe… maybe not. After 8-1/2 years of existence, ElvisBlog has really good SEO (search engine optimization).  So lots of folks with a product or program or website or whatever concerning Elvis will Google search and find the site.  Then, … Continue reading

Random Thoughts on Encore’s Elvis Collection — Part 6

Thirty-one straight nights of Elvis movies.  A big thank you goes to cable channel Encore for the Elvis Collection they presented in May.  This was a rare treat for Elvis fans.  The last week featured repeats of three of the … Continue reading

Random Thoughts on Encore’s Elvis Collection — Part 5

For the second week in a row my new laptop spent four days in Data Transfer Hell at Geek Squad.  It’s back home now and almost everything is working.  So, let’s continue with the random thoughts on Encore’s Elvis Collection. … Continue reading

Random Thoughts on Encore’s The Elvis Collection

Elvis fans ought to be happy this month.  Cable channel Encore is showing an Elvis movie, commercial free, at 8 PM every night in May.  Encore labels it The Elvis Collection, and their promo pitch is Whole Lotta Elvis.  Six … Continue reading

Remembering Gordon Stoker

I’m usually thankful when something shows up in the news that inspires an ElvisBlog article.  The exception is when the news is about the death of another Elvis buddy or bandmate or anyone else from Elvis’ world.  In the past … Continue reading

So, How Much is an Elvis Autograph Worth? – Pt. 3

The two ElvisBlog posts that generate the most comments are Part 1 and Part 2 of the continuing series So, How much is an Elvis Autograph Worth?  If anyone in possession of a signed photo, record album, or anything else … Continue reading