Books

The Elvis Experience by Dave Hebler

I know what you’re thinking. Dave Hebler? Isn’t he the guy who wrote that book Elvis What Happened? with Red and Sonny West? The book that possibly sent Elvis over the edge in the final weeks of his life? Yes this is the same Dave Hebler, and that was 40 years ago. Not that I love they [continue reading]

September 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

I Got Ya, Elvis, I Got Ya! by Betty Page

I really enjoyed I Got Ya, Elvis, I Got Ya! especially I didn’t know who Betty Page was (no she’s not the 1940s pinup girl) or her connection to Elvis, but it was a signed first edition (1978) so I just had to have it. It is a fan book, and I love reading fan books (especially The Donna [continue reading]

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Elvis the Hollywood Years by David Bret

I obviously love Elvis’ music, but I also equally enjoy his movies. For some reason, it just occurred to me to read books about Elvis’ movie career. David Bret’s Elvis the Hollywood Years was my second book on the subject – bad choice. I did not enjoy this book. Bret did not [continue reading]

August 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Elvis by Albert Goldman

I have heard about Albert Goldman’s 1981 book Elvis for years. It is hated by Elvis fans. I went back and forth on whether I should read it or not, but in the end I decided to read it since I want to read every book about Elvis – the bad, the good, the untrue. I did not find the 585 [continue reading]

July 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Elvis This One’s For You by Arlene Cogan

This was the best Elvis fan book I’ve ever read, and I REALLY loved the Donna Lewis Diaries. Written in 1985, Elvis This One’s For You by Arlene Cogan is so great because Arlene was not only a fan but also a friend of Elvis – basically she is what you call a fan/friend. Furthermore, [continue reading]

May 15, 2018 // 3 Comments