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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

Rock on, Santa, Rock on

I won’t be writing about my Elvis and Santa books this time. In fact, I won’t even be writing about Elvis. In honor of the Christmas holidays, this post will be all about Santa. Over the years, I’ve built a … Continue reading

Elvis Movie 50th Anniversary Pictorials: Clambake – 1967

As you can imagine, coming up with 52 new ideas every year for blog posts can be quite a challenge.  So, I felt a sense of relief when I got the idea back in 2010 to do Elvis Movie 50th … Continue reading

Elvis Paper Dolls

When I surf deep into the internet looking for interesting stuff, I never know what I’ll stumble upon. This week it was an Elvis paper doll book. After additional focused searching, I found a few more: I wonder who else … Continue reading

Interesting Elvis Memorabilia – Part 37

I have run out of ideas for different titles on these posts featuring Elvis collectibles, so I’m just going to number them from now on. Here are the titles for the memorabilia articles posted so far in 2017. So, the … Continue reading

Memphis Mafia Organizational Chart

This image is too small for reading, so don’t try. In this post we will dissect and expand it to show the individual responsibilities of Elvis’ Memphis Mafia circa January 1965. As you know, the men making up this unique … Continue reading

Concerts at the Graceland Guest House Theater – Part 2

Last week we took a look at the first big concert in the new Graceland Guest House Theater. Actually, big does not adequately describe the Joe Walsh “All Shook Up at Graceland” event. It’s a package deal including two nights … Continue reading

Remembering Marty Lacker

On Tuesday, this appeared on Graceland.com/news: “The staff of Elvis Presley’s Graceland wishes to send its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Marty Lacker, who passed away yesterday. “A member of Elvis’ inner circle, known in the fan … Continue reading

A Tribute to Scotty Moore – Part 2

This is the way most people think of Scotty Moore – playing guitar on stage while Elvis performs. Scotty will forever be linked with Elvis, and that’s fine, because his guitar skills played a huge part in Elvis’ music starting … Continue reading