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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

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

Chicago day 1 – Million Dollar Quartet

I love Chicago! This is a great town. If I were to live in a big city, I would live in Chicago. The people are nice, the streets are clean, the food is great, but the traffic is horrific! Left Memphis at 8am and arrived in ChiTown at 5pm, after making 2 stops. The only site on the way was the big [continue reading]

August 5, 2010 // 0 Comments