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  • Happy Birthday Elvis Presley

    01/08/2016 1:13:39 AM PST · by lowbridge · 26 replies
    Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King". Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, as a twinless twin, and when he was 13 years old, he and his family relocated to Memphis, Tennessee. His music career began there in 1954, when he recorded a song with producer Sam Phillips at Sun Records. Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was...
  • Happy Birthday Scotty Moore!

    12/27/2015 1:26:48 AM PST · by lowbridge · 5 replies ^ | december 27, 2015
    Winfield Scott "Scotty" Moore III (born December 27, 1931) is an American guitarist and recording engineer. He is best known for his backing of Elvis Presley in the first part of his career, between 1954 and the beginning of Elvis's Hollywood years. He was ranked 44th in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2011. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Scotty Moore was born near Gadsden, Tennessee. He learned to play the guitar from family and friends at eight years of age. Although underage when he enlisted,...
  • The FRiday Night Movie (double feature) - Loving You (1957)

    11/06/2015 7:05:17 PM PST · by DemforBush · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    Deke Rivers (Elvis) is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician Tex Warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him every break he deserves. Romantic complications arise as Susan, another singer in the group, offers him devoted admiration as Glenda leads him on with promises of a golden future.
  • Elvis, Trump, and Rock & Roll

    10/07/2015 10:01:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/07/15 | Peggy Ryan
    Like Elvis, Donald Trump brings his own style to the stage, an energetic, in-your-face, New York style that drowns out the classic pop tunes of the day Rock & roll (R&R) exploded onto the music scene in the 50s and ignited a cultural revolution. New sounds with irresistible rhythms swept teenagers up in a whirlwind of passion. But parents of those excited teens weren’t so enamored with the new hip. In fact, they went from parental coaxing, to stern warnings, to banning the music altogether. But Rock & Roll was here to stay. Prior to Elvis, kids sorta, kinda listened...
  • Elvis world saddened by loss of Ginger Alden's husband on anniversary of death

    08/17/2015 11:56:43 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 8 replies ^ | august 17, 2015 | jack dennis
    The husband of Ginger Alden, known throughout the world as Elvis Presley’s fiancé and the last person to see him alive on August 16, 1977, passed away on the 38th anniversary of the singer’s death. “I have some very very tragic and devastating news,” Rosemary Alden Starkey, sister of Ginger Alden Leyser posted on Facebook Monday evening. “Ginger's husband Ron passed away late evening of August 16th. We are all still in shock over his untimely passing. Please keep Ginger and her son Hunter and The Leyser Family as well as our Family in your thoughts and prayers. I am really...
  • RIP Louis Black (son of musician Bill Black)

    03/28/2015 1:06:08 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 4 replies
    Bill Black's son Louis Black passed away at 3AM this morning from complications from COPD. Please pray for his wife Janet and family.  Arrangements pending. If you would like to send sympathy cards, the address is: 295 Starnes Road Munford, TN 38058
  • Happy Birthday Ronnie Tutt! (Drummer for Elvis Presley's TCB band)

    03/12/2015 10:06:45 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 3 replies
    march 12, 2015
    Ron Tutt (born March 12, 1938, Dallas, Texas) is a drummer who played concerts and recording sessions for a variety of rock artists from Elvis Presley to the Carpenters. Tutt auditioned for the TCB Band ("Taking Care of Business"), the Elvis Presley touring and recording band, upon the recommendation of TCB keyboardist Larry Muhoberac. Tutt's drumming incorporated cues from Presley's stage moves during the audition. Presley liked what he heard, and Tutt was thereafter a permanent member of the TCB Band. Tutt participated in Presley concerts and recording sessions until the death of Presley in 1977. The example of Ron Tutt's best drum work may be the studio recording on...
  • Hitler finds out that Elvis Presley beat Michael Jackson in his online poll

    03/07/2015 4:59:48 PM PST · by lowbridge · 5 replies
    youtube ^ | march 3, 2015 | lowbridge
    Lately some online poll has been making the rounds on both the elvis presley and michael jackson fan groups on facebook. At first freddie mercury had the lead. But then Elvis fans got wind of it and put Elvis on top. Soon Michael Jackson fans also learned about it and put michael up on top over Elvis. Elvis fans werent having this and voted Elvis number one yet again. The battle is still ongoing. It inspired me to create the following Hitler parody video:
  • Amazing Video : Two Year Old Dancing to Jailhouse Rock : March 23, 2012

    02/19/2015 2:03:53 AM PST · by lowbridge · 5 replies
    A two year old boy, William Stokkebroe, has a hit YouTube video with over 2 million views to-date as he dances to Elvis Presleys Jailhouse Rock after watching his parents Kristina and Peter Stokkebroe [As we understand it, two danes who were world champions in latin dance in 2010] and the dancers of studie43 practising.
  • Elvis Presley's secret Chevy van uncovered

    02/14/2015 11:17:51 AM PST · by lowbridge · 28 replies
    fox news ^ | february 13, 2015
    Three-time NASCAR championship winning crew chief Ray Evernham recently visited Graceland to shoot a segment for hisVelocity show AmeriCarna about the last car Elvis drove before he died, a  1973 Stutz Blackhawk III. While he was there, the Graceland folks told him the vehicle he really wanted to see was tucked away in a warehouse out back. There, under a sheet, was a rusty old 1948 Chevrolet Panel Van that they say Elvis used to use to sneak out of Graceland when he wanted to avoid his fans and the press.
  • Happy Birthday Elvis Presley

    01/08/2015 4:11:22 PM PST · by lowbridge · 34 replies
    Born January 8, 1935. Elvis would have been 80 today.
  • Elvis at 80: 25 Chart Facts You Should Know About the King

    01/08/2015 2:25:45 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 34 replies ^ | January 7, 2015 | Paul Grein
    Though it’s hard to imagine, Elvis Presley would have turned 80 on Thursday. To salute the King, here are 25 facts you should know about the man from Tupelo, Mississippi.
  • RIP Joe Guercio (Elvis Presley's musical director and conductor)

    01/04/2015 11:54:41 AM PST · by lowbridge · 11 replies
    january 4, 2014
    Passed away at 8:18 this morning.
  • From the Silver Screen to a Brown Habit: The Story of Former Movie Star Mother Dolores Hart

    07/10/2014 2:10:01 PM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    EWTN ^ | January 9, 2014 | Frances Dolores
    All of Hollywood’s jaws dropped when Actress Dolores Hart announced that she would be leaving Beverly Hills behind to enter the convent as a novice. To be fair, who could blame them? Her colleagues couldn’t believe this young actress – at the peak of her career with several box office hits under her belt – was going to “throw it all away!” Of course, we know that Dolores hart certainly wasn’t “throwing her life away!” Nevertheless, many of us secretly want to know what led her to make such a dramatic decision! That’s why Doug Keck is hosting a...
  • Five Catholic Facts About Elvis

    05/31/2014 8:11:54 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 25 replies ^ | August 16, 2007 | Fr Nicholas
    Elvis recorded 'The Miracle of the Rosary' in 1971 (issued on the 1972 album, Elvis Now), with the lyrics: 'O Blessed Mother we pray to thee/Thanks for the miracle of your Rosary/Only you can hold back/Your holy son's hand/Long enough for the whole world to understand/Hail, Mary full of grace/The Lord is with thee/Blessed are thou among women/And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus/O Holy Mary dear mother of God/Please pray for us sinners/Now and at the hour of our death/And give thanks once again/For the miracle of your rosary'
  • Who Are the REAL Kings (and Queens) of Cool? Exhibition of 100 Coolest Americans

    04/04/2014 4:06:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 94 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 31 March 2014 | Jill Reilly
    Who are the REAL kings (and queens) of cool? National Portrait Gallery runs exhibition of the 100 coolest Americans, Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Debbie HarryYears after they first made their mark Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra, Madonna and Blondie are all still hip enough to have earned a place in the top 100 coolest Americans. The 'American Cool' exhibit is currently on show at the National Portrait Gallery, in Washington, D.C. America, until 7 September. Included in the exhibit are the likes of jazz musicians such as Miles Davis and Billie Holiday, actors such as Johnny Depp, and singers such as...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. Drives the Last Car Driven by Elvis

    03/31/2014 5:53:30 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 9 replies ^ | march 31, 2014 |  BENJAMIN PRESTON
    Richard Petty may be known as the King in Nascar circles, but to many other Americans that title is reserved for Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n Roll. One of Mr. Presley’s cars, the 1973 Stutz Blackhawk III he was photographed driving not long before he died, on Aug. 16, 1977, has made its way into the Nascar realm as part of a promotion for the Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair to be held at the track from Thursday to Sunday. In a public unveiling after the car was mechanically refurbished, Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove the car around the Charlotte track last...
  • Remembering Elvis Presley on his 78th birthday

    01/08/2014 5:06:42 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 52 replies ^ | January 8, 2014 | Donna Gialanella
    Elvis Presley would be celebrating his 78th birthday on January 8th, 2013. Some members of Congress have been considering the creation of "Elvis Presley Day" on January 8, commemorating the birthday of the legendary entertainer. Elvis was born in Tupelo, Miss., and moved to Tennessee at age 13. He is the best-selling solo artist in the history of popular music and one of the most well regarded figures of pop culture, known as the "King of Rock and Roll." He received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36 as was inducted into multiple music halls of fame. Prescription drug...
  • David Thibault - Elvis - Blue Christmas

    12/15/2013 5:48:09 PM PST · by South40 · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 9, 2013
    Click on pic or here
  • Thousands honor Elvis Presley at Graceland vigil

    08/16/2013 9:39:17 AM PDT · by Ravnagora · 19 replies
    The Commercial Appeal ^ | August 15, 2013 | Adrian Sainz, Associated Press
    <p>MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday to pay their respects to the rock n' roll icon with a solemn candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death.</p>
  • ELVIS PRESLEY passed away on this day in '77.

    click on image "Tomorrow Is A Long Time" ~ Elvis Presley (written by Bob Dylan) .
  • Toddler sings Elvis

    08/09/2013 9:30:51 PM PDT · by VerySadAmerican · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 8/9/13
    I don't know if I did this right. This is simply too cute! This baby knows the song!
  • Possibly cutest video of all time

    08/09/2013 3:45:03 PM PDT · by chasio649 · 44 replies ^ | 8/9/13 | Youtube
    To brighten everyone's day...You have a black heart if you think this is not great.
  • Sweet Baby Girl Sings Her Heart Out to Elvis in the Car - Adorable (heart will melt).

    08/07/2013 5:00:51 PM PDT · by Kolath · 18 replies
    God Vine ^ | 08/06/2013 | God Vine
    This little sweetheart LOVES to sing when she is riding around in the car! Listen to her sing along to Elvis... she is an adorable old soul. You might just like her version better. ;)
  • Gut Check: Intervention

    05/15/2013 1:59:45 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 3 replies ^ | 5-15-2013 | Greg Gutfeld
    ...while some junkies live, Elvis died. And this Elvis syndrome is, oddly enough, happening again right now, politically. And now, this week, the chickens have not only come home to roost, they’re freebasing in the garage. The family is fed up. Our national hive of hacks are really nothing more than the Memphis Mafia, the folks who protected Elvis Presley through his worst excesses, until his particular administration ended on a toilet. But why did the media become so much like this mafia? This behavior is caused by a deep desire to be liked and to be perceived as cool....
  • Mother Dolores Hart discusses her vocation, leaving Hollywood, learning Latin, loving chant

    05/08/2013 2:16:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | May 7, 2013 | Carl E. Olson
    The autobiography of Mother Dolores Hart (written with her long-time friend, Richard DeNeut), The Ear of the Heart: An Actress' Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows, is now available from Ignatius Press. Here is some of the descriptive copy, from the Ignatius Press site: Dolores Hart stunned Hollywood in 1963, when after ten highly successful feature films, she chose to enter a contemplative monastery. ... Dolores was a bright and beautiful college student when she made her film debut with Elvis Presley in Paramount's 1957 Loving You. She acted in nine more movies with other big stars such as...
  • Watch That Cadillac Burn - Hamburger James (Elvis 1954 1955)

    02/24/2013 3:10:45 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | Bill Pettus
    Strange song based on the true story of Elvis' first Cadillac, a 1954 Fleetwood 60 Special, which went up in smoke while he and his band were on tour.
  • Elvis Presley underpants could fetch Ł10,000 at auction

    08/28/2012 11:23:41 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 28 replies
    BBC News ^ | 26 August 2012 Last updated at 08:06 ET | no byline
    ...The light blue briefs will go under the hammer at an auction of Elvis Presley pop memorabilia in Stockport, Greater Manchester, next month. Presley died 35 years ago this month, on August 16 1977. There is expected to be a lot of interest in the auction from his fans from across the globe. The singer did not want any lines visible while he was on stage and this pair of underwear was obtained from the estate of Vernon Presley, the star's father.... Also up for sale is his personal Holy Bible, which is expected to raise up to Ł25,000. The...
  • Aug 16, 1977: Elvis Presley dies

    08/16/2012 6:31:15 AM PDT · by BO Stinkss · 36 replies ^ | 08/16/2012 | Staff
    Popular music icon Elvis Presley dies in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 42. The death of the "King of Rock and Roll" brought legions of mourning fans to Graceland, his mansion in Memphis. Doctors said he died of a heart attack, likely brought on by his addiction to prescription barbiturates. Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935. His twin brother, Jesse, died during the birth. Elvis grew up dirt-poor in Tupelo and Memphis and found work as a truck driver after high school. When he was 19, he walked into a Memphis recording studio and paid $4...
  • Elvis impersonator charged with assault following dispute over board game rules at birthday party

    05/10/2012 12:39:06 PM PDT · by PilotDave · 21 replies
    Sun News ^ | today | Root
    Officers learned the two men work together at Legends in Concert and that Credille is an Elvis impersonator, according to the report. Party attendees told officers that Credille left with men who work as Blues Brothers impersonators in the show before officers arrived at the home. The report did not list the occupation of the victim.
  • Bachmann: The XX Factor - Is sexism to blame for the MN Congresswoman's decline in popularity?

    01/06/2012 5:17:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | January 6, 2012 | Cliff Schecter
    Have we lost ye, Michele Bachmann? The answer would seem to be yes, as the sharp-tongued, googly-eyed Minnesota Congresswoman suspended her presidential campaign after receiving only five per cent of the Iowa Caucus vote in the state where she was born. To put that in perspective, Michele Bachmann only got 6,000 more votes in Iowa than Johann Sebastian Bach. It was the culmination of a stunning turn of events over the past few months, after her candidacy surged when she won the Iowa straw poll in August. Soon afterwards, however, her poll numbers went south faster than General William Tecumseh...
  • VANITY: Best Elvis Christmas Song You Never Heard

    12/25/2011 6:09:04 AM PST · by JNRoberts · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/25/2011 | JN Roberts
    All I can say What a song.
  • Elvis Impersonators Flee Fire Alarm

    10/25/2011 6:17:54 AM PDT · by reagan_fanatic · 14 replies
    A group of 60 Elvis impersonators had to flee a charity fundraiser after a faulty smoke machine set off the fire alarm, it has been reported.
  • Songwriter Jerry Leiber Dies at 78

    08/22/2011 2:08:22 PM PDT · by Borges · 36 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 08/22/11 | ANDY GREENE
    Jerry Leiber, one of the most important songwriters in the history of rock & roll – whose 60-year partnership with Mike Stoller produced "Stand By Me," "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," "Young Blood," "On Broadway," "Yakety-Yak" and countless other classics – has died of cardiopulmonary failure. He was 78. "When Jerry and I started to write, we were writing to amuse ourselves," Stoller told Rolling Stone in 1990. "It was done out of a love of doing it. We got very lucky in the sense that at some point what we wrote also amused a lot of other people." Leiber met...
  • Bachmann wishes Elvis happy birthday on death date

    08/16/2011 4:22:54 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 106 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 16, 2011 | JIM DAVENPORT
    SPARTANBURG, S.C.— Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann got her Elvis Presley dates all shook up during a campaign stop Tuesday in South Carolina. The congresswoman from Minnesota played the Elvis tune "Promised Land" at a local restaurant and told the crowd of 300 that she wanted to say happy birthday to the king of rock `n' roll. "Before we get started, let's all say happy birthday to Elvis Presley today!" Bachmann said.
  • Remembering "The King"

    08/16/2011 6:47:07 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 76 replies
    Remembering the 'King,' 34 Years Later : Elvis Presley (1935 - 1967) On Aug. 16, 1977 the music world was shocked when the King of Rock 'n Roll died at the young age of 42. It was a moment that brought the entertainment world to a standstill, when the actor, musician and singer died at his Graceland mansion. By then, Elvis had appeared in 33 films, won a Grammy Lifetime Achievment Award (at just 36 years old!) and had served his country in the U.S. Army. 34 years later after his sudden death, fans are still flocking to his Graceland...
  • (Elvis) Omaha June 19, 1977 Full concert footage

    08/13/2011 11:15:45 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 22 replies
  • Historic Fort Chaffee Hospital Engulfed by Fire [base where Elvis inducted & received haircut]

    08/04/2011 6:39:37 AM PDT · by FourPeas · 10 replies
    KFSM ^ | 4 August 2011
    Skies over Fort Chaffee were fire red Wednesday night as World War II era buildings went up in flames. Fort Smith Police said the historic Fort Chaffee hospital caught fire late Wednesday night. At least four buildings were engulfed by flames and at least two buildings burned to the ground. "With a shift in the wind, these conditions, this thing, could get out of hand and go a long ways in a hurry, " Fort Smith Fire Chief Mike Richards said. Several fire departments including Fort Smith, Barling, White Bluff and Fort Chaffee were on scene before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday...
  • The Clinton strategy returns? Bandera County Sheriff's Office Issues Domestic Terrorism Warning

    06/10/2011 2:16:56 PM PDT · by Trod Upon · 10 replies
    KSAT 12 News ^ | Thursday, June 9, 2011 | Tim Gerber
    Bandera County Sheriff's Office Issues Domestic Terrorism Warning Law Enforcement Agency Concerned Radical Anti-Government Groups May Be Moving Into Area Tim Gerber, KSAT 12 News Reporter POSTED: Thursday, June 9, 2011 BANDERA, Texas -- The Bandera County Sheriff's Office issued a warning Thursday to citizens about an anti-government movement known for acts of domestic terrorism. The law enforcement agency said followers of The Sovereign Citizens Movement have been known to carry out violent acts, including killing law enforcement officers and other public servants. The sheriff's office told KSAT-12 News the warning was prompted by the recent shooting death of Bexar...
  • Scout Day at Graceland

    04/03/2011 8:16:26 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 2 replies
    youtube ^ | Mar 30, 2011
  • Elvis Presley to be Named an Honorary Citizen of Budapest

    03/02/2011 12:43:33 PM PST · by Ravnagora · 24 replies ^ | March 2, 2011 |
    According to reports from the Associated Press, Budapest's mayor says Elvis Presley will be declared a posthumous honorary citizen of Hungary's capital, and a city landmark will be named after him. Mayor Istvan Tarlos says that Elvis will be commemorated because of his support for Hungary in the wake of the short-lived, anti-Soviet revolution of October 1956. On the city's website, visitors can pick one of 12 locations to be renamed after Elvis, including street crossings and a site at the foot of Margaret Bridge, which spans the Danube River. Voting ends on March 15. During Elvis' last appearance on...
  • US warships box in Iranian flotilla, delay Suez passage

    02/21/2011 1:57:29 PM PST · by RedMDer · 74 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | February 21, 2011, 4:55 PM (GMT+02:00) | DEBKAfile
    The repeated delays and contradictory statements about the two Iranian warships' transit of the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean is accounted for by a standoff between the Iranian flotilla and five US warships deployed in recent days at the waterway's southern entrance and along its course, debkafile's sources disclose. Thursday night, Feb. 17, the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, escorted by missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf and the fast supply ship USNS Arctic, headed south through the canal. By Friday morning, they were through and taking up position opposite the Kharg cruiser and Alvand missile destroyer of the Iranian Navy's 12th...
  • You'll Never Guess Who Has More Hot 100 Singles Than Elvis And Michael Jackson (Guess w/o peeking)

    02/16/2011 1:10:25 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/16/2011 | Uhjala Segal
    The musical act that has scored the most songs on the Billboard Hot 100 is not Elvis, Michael Jackson, or The Beatles. It's the cast of Glee, reports the AP, which is an amazing achievement considering the act first appeared on the charts only 18 months ago. In that time, Glee has achieved the record of having more songs on the 52-year old Billboard chart in history -- a total of 113 hit songs. Glee debuted six new songs on the chart this week alone, pulling five songs ahead of Elvis Presley, who had 108 hit songs.
  • LAMAR FIKE DIES AGED 75 (Member of Elvis Presley's entourage, the Memphis Mafia)

    01/27/2011 7:43:29 PM PST · by lowbridge · 13 replies
    The following is an official announcement as made by Marty Lacker on authorisation of Lamar Fike's family... "I have the unfortunate task of officially sadly announcing the passing of Lamar Fike as authorized by his cousin Tommy McDonald who was very close to Lamar and was with him daily in his hospital room in Arlington,Texas. Lamar passed away very peacefully last night, Friday, January 21. Lamar had been hospitalized since last October 14th and then transferred to the physical therapy wing of the hospital. Unfortunately he did not improve and was sent back to the hospital about a month ago....
  • Happy (belated) Birthday Elvis Presley (Jan. 8)

    01/09/2011 8:08:40 AM PST · by lowbridge · 5 replies
    Elvis Aaron Presley was born on Tuesday, January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi. In September 1948 when Elvis was 13, he and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee. After graduating from Humes High School in Memphis, Elvis took odd jobs working as a movie theater usher and a truck driver for Crown Electric Company. He began singing locally as "The Hillbilly Cat", then signed with a local recording company, then in 1955 with RCA. He did much to establish early rock and roll music, bringing black blues singing into the white, teenage mainstream. Teenage girls became hysterical over his...
  • Myrna Smith R.I.P 1941-2010 (Sweet Inspirations, Backup singer for Elvis Presley)

    12/29/2010 4:47:15 AM PST · by lowbridge · 6 replies · 5+ views ^ | 12/26/2010
    Myrna Smith sadly passed away yesterday from kidney failure, she was 69 (1941-2010). Myrna was a member of the Sweet Inspirations, who were best known for their work with Elvis Presley & Aretha Franklin. Myrna is the second of the Sweet Inspirations to pass away this year. Sylvia Shemwell died on February 13. Myrna passed approx. 1:45 PM Pacific (California) time December 24, 2010. Elvis Australia was lucky enough to spend some time with Myrna when she was in Australia on several occasions. She was an absolute delight to socialise with, always full of life, happiness and a wonderful positive...

    11/12/2010 4:58:53 PM PST · by lowbridge · 1+ views ^ | 11/12/2010
    A copy of ELVIS PRESLEY's will, which was discovered in a trash can, is expected to fetch up to $1,500 (ÂŁ1,000) when it goes under the hammer this weekend (13Nov10). A law firm employee kept the document after finding it in an office garbage bin during a clear-out in 1987, a decade after the Jailhouse Rock hitmaker died. The paperwork will be auctioned off alongside a lock of Presley's hair and a scarf once worn by the singer at the Henry Aldridge & Son sale in Wiltshire, England on Saturday (13Nov10). Auctioneer Andrew Aldridge says, "The will gives a fascinating...
  • Woman Singled out by the TSA, Cuffed to a Chair, Her Ticket Ripped up

    11/10/2010 8:18:34 PM PST · by citizenredstater9271 · 118 replies
    Youtube ^ | GeorgeDonnelly
    The TSA chose Meg McLain for special screening. They wanted her to go through the new porno-scanners. When she opted out, TSA agents raised an enormous ruckus. When she asked some question about what they planned to do to her, they flipped out. TSA agents yelled at her, handcuffed her to a chair, ripped up her ticket, called in 12 local Miami cops and finally escorted her out of the airport. Listen to her story as she told it on radio show Free Talk Live last night. Things are truly getting scary.
  • Retooled Elvis album marks a new take on the King

    10/18/2010 9:51:23 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 53 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 10/18/10 | AP
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A re-styled version of the Elvis Presley hit "Suspicious Minds" hit radio stations on Monday, part of an album being released later this year featuring newer, more contemporary takes on many of his hits. "Suspicious Minds" is the first single off "Viva Elvis-The Album," set for mass release Nov. 9. The 12-track compilation is a companion piece to the Las Vegas show "Viva Elvis" by Cirque du Soleil, which began in February. The new "Suspicious Minds" and the other reworked songs on the album could strike a dissonant chord with Elvis’ older fans. But the minds behind...
  • Elvis statue, campaign items sold at Blago auction

    08/19/2010 6:38:18 PM PDT · by Justaham · 2 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 8-19-10 | SERENA DAI
    Elvis Presley impersonators and a colorful inflatable bounce house are making for a festive auction of items connected to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. A life-sized statue of Elvis Presley and a neon "Governor Blagojevich" sign were among the hot items available Thursday after a suburban Chicago storage facility evicted material being stored by Blagojevich's campaign fund. The statue sold for $20,500. Other items included a $120 plaque rewarding Blagojevich for political leadership.