ELVIS PRESLEY

Elvis

There is only one Elvis, so there is no need for me to write Elvis Presley. (Don’t even argue with me about Elvis Costello – he’s ok, but he’s no Elvis Presley). Elvis is my favorite. I have loved him all of my life. I grew up watching Elvis movies with my mom on Sundays. I [continue reading]

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

My Elvis Week 2015 in Maryland

I didn’t make it to Memphis this year for Elvis Week, but I had a pretty good time celebrating at home in Maryland. I listened to Elvis songs all week, I watched the Candlelight Vigil online Saturday night, watched Elvis dvds all day Sunday and saw an Elvis Tribute Artist Sunday night. I [continue reading]

August 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

My Annual Pilgrimage to Memphis

I had the best time on my annual trip to Memphis, although this year it was more like my Memphis/Tunica vacation. I did everything I wanted to do and each of the five days went exactly as I had planned them, with the exception of Saturday. I went to Grizzlies game 6, hung out on Beale Street, ate [continue reading]

May 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

Memphis in May 2013

Memphis in May is an annual month-long celebration. The first weekend of May is the Beale Street Musical Festival, which is three days of music on four stages at Tom Lee Park along the Mississippi River. The second weekend of May celebrates a different country each year – this year it’s [continue reading]

May 10, 2013 // 8 Comments

Elvis is 77!

Today, January 8, 2012, Elvis Presley would have been 77 years old. He has been dead for over 34 years yet fans still celebrate his birthday by going to Memphis to sing Happy Birthday on the lawn of his house Graceland. Cable television still plays his movies, radio stations still play his songs, [continue reading]

January 8, 2012 // 0 Comments