Memphis

My 10 Day Tennessee Road Trip

I haven’t driven to Tennessee since 2011 when I moved from Memphis back to Maryland. I have just been flying back and forth every year, or a few times a year. And the past few times I have been to Memphis, I have only done Elvis related things. This time I am going to all my old haunts (and a [continue reading]

May 16, 2018 // 4 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 // 0 Comments

Zippin Pippin – Elvis from A to Z

I want to thank my friend Julie for giving me the idea my ‘Z’ Elvis topic for my final installment for the A to Z Blogging Challenge because I was coming up with a blank. I chose, or rather Julie chose, the Zippin Pippin – Elvis’ favorite roller coaster. The Zippin Pippin is [continue reading]

April 30, 2018 // 11 Comments

Sun Records – Elvis from A to Z

Although I really wanted to write about one of my new favorite Elvis songs “Shake A Hand” for the A to Z Blogging Challenge, there is no other more important ‘S’ Elvis topic than Sun Records and Sam Phillips. (But if you unfamiliar with “Shake A Hand,” check it [continue reading]

April 21, 2018 // 5 Comments

Memphis – Elvis from A to Z

I’ve made it to the halfway mark of the A to Z Blogging Challenge. Today’s topic begins with ‘M,’ and in Elvis’ world that means Memphis! Now I could have written about Mississippi, where Elvis was born, or Minnie, Elvis’ grandmother, or any of the great songs [continue reading]

April 14, 2018 // 11 Comments