New Elvis owners are discussing Graceland upgrades
Published 11/27/2013 at 4:50 p.m. 0 comments
An executive with the company that purchased Elvis Presley’s intellectual property says the firm is discussing ways to expand the late rock and roll icon’s brand and upgrades to the Graceland tourist attraction.
Elvis is the talk of the town at 'Conversations'
Updated 8/15/2013 at 9:44 a.m. 0 comments
It’s not that often you find a nun headlining a rock and roll event.
Elvis at Stax stories regale fans of "The King"
Updated 8/14/2013 at 12:09 a.m. 0 comments
Two of Memphis’ titanic musical presences came together in 1973.
Elvis has not left the movie building
Updated 8/13/2013 at 12:56 a.m. 0 comments
During his movie career, Elvis worked with plenty of fine actors (Burgess Meredith, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Matthau), but none who matched his star status at the time they worked together.
Elvis Week brings back the faithful, attracts new fans
Published 8/12/2013 at 2:42 p.m. 0 comments
Elvis Week 2013 is off and running. Ticket sales are strong and hotel rooms are well booked if not sold out, said Kevin Kern with Graceland.
Box set recalls Elvis Presley's sessions at Stax
Updated 8/5/2013 at 12:27 a.m. 0 comments
It was 1973, and Elvis Presley's comeback was in fifth gear.
Kanye West reportedly looking to buy Graceland
Published 8/2/2013 at 10:52 a.m. 4 comments
Rapper Kanye West is reportedly interested in buying Graceland for his girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, according to British newspaper the Daily Star.
Gordon Stoker, former backup singer for Elvis, dies at 88
Updated 3/27/2013 at 9:56 p.m. 0 comments
NASHVILLE — Gordon Stoker, a member of The Jordanaires vocal group that backed Elvis Presley, died Wednesday. He was 88.
Cannon Center nearly full for Memphis Symphony Orchestra's annual tribute to Elvis
Updated 1/7/2013 at 10:07 a.m. 0 comments
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra's annual Elvis pops concert was nowhere near Lonely Street Saturday night.
Elvis birthday tribute concert is freshened, tweaked for the King's 78th
Updated 1/4/2013 at 12:29 a.m. 0 comments
Terry Mike Jeffrey has become a fixture at the Memphis Symphony Orchestra's perennial salute to Elvis Presley.
Bernard Lansky, clothier to Elvis Presley, dies at 85
Updated 11/15/2012 at 5:39 p.m. 0 comments
Bernard Lansky, clothier to the king, dies.
Search for birth mother began and ended with Elvis
Updated 8/16/2012 at 9:57 a.m. 0 comments
The brainchild of Memphis filmmaker Mike McCarthy, the Tupelo statue of Elvis helped reunite McCarthy with the mother who gave him up for adoption.
First Memphian makes semifinals of Elvis tribute artist contest
Published 8/15/2012 at 12:01 a.m. 0 comments
Over the last 12 years Memphian William Stiles has transformed himself from a blond-haired riverboat pilot to 1970s-era Elvis Presley.
Burning love for Elvis fuels Heritage auction
Published 8/15/2012 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
A pair of iconic Elvis Presley sunglasses was the top lot Tuesday at the Ultimate Elvis auction presented to an international crowd of collectors at The Peabody hotel. The 1974 pair of "Tiger Man" sunglasses brought $22,500, including 25 percent ...
Concert to benefit Elvis' right-hand man, Joe Esposito
Updated 8/14/2012 at 6:29 p.m. 2 comments
When Joe Esposito went to work for Elvis Presley in 1960, the two were already friends. They met in the Army, and in the years to come, Esposito would serve as Elvis' road manager, bodyguard and go-to guy.
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