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

Elvis Week 2011

Saturday August 13th I attended the Sam Phillips documentary The Man Who Invented Rock and Roll at the University of Memphis hosted by Sam’s son Knox Phillips and author Peter Guralnick. It was a great documentary. I actually learned a few things I didn’t know, because quite honestly I [continue reading]

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

My favorite places at Graceland 10.14.10

I visited the Happiest Place on Earth yesterday, no not Disneyland, GRACELAND!!! I didn’t stay as long as I usually do, but I just wanted to take advantage of my annual pass and the nice Fall weather. I didn’t tour the automobile museum or the airplanes, just the mansion this visit. I [continue reading]

October 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Memphis Blues Ball October 9, 2010

I attended the 17th annual Memphis Blues Ball last night, and it was fantastic. It was to honor both Elvis Presley, who would have been 75 this year, and Jerry Lee Lewis, who turned 75 this year. How could I miss this event? It’s for charity and Priscilla Presley and Jerry Schilling are on [continue reading]

October 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Elvis Week 2010

I was still living in Memphis in 2010, so going to the all the Elvis Week events was very easy. But I never toured Graceland during Elvis Week because it was too crowded especially when I could go whenever I wanted – and I did with my annual pass. My Elvis Week 2010 began on Thursday August [continue reading]

August 18, 2010 // 2 Comments

Elvis: from Memphis to Manhattan

I went to the opening reception for the Elvis: Memphis to Manhattan exhibit at Stax Museum. Stax was the birthplace of Soul. Everyone recorded here: Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Isaac Hayes, and yes even Elvis Presley. Elvis: from Memphis to Manhattan is a photography exhibit from Elvis’ [continue reading]

July 16, 2010 // 1 Comment