MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny.
The Elvis Presley Friendship Club hosts an impersonator gathering every year on August 16th in honor of Elvis Presley's death anniversary.
Elvis Presley's Graceland estate and Memphis have been sued for discrimination by five protesters who were prohibited from entering a Presley vigil.
The arrangement is effective from Jan. 1, 2017 and includes some of the “most desired tracks for film and TV trailers, soundtracks, and commercials."
Elvis Presley made only 17 major television appearances during the course of his lifetime. Together, they tell the King's story from his meteoric rise to his tragic downfall.
Elvis Presley will be the sixth “Music Icon” honored with a Postal Service “Forever” stamp. Elvis Presley will be honored with a “Forever Stamp” as the sixth official inductee into the Postal Service’s “Music Icon Series,” joining legends Lydia Mendoza, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin in the elite group.
Want an Elvis Presley “Starburst” jumpsuit he wore during concerts in Las Vegas in 1973? The auction is part of Elvis Week, the annual commemoration of Presley’s death at age 42 on Aug. 16, 1977. Joanne Colless and her husband traveled from the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, Australia, to attend this year’s Elvis Week.
A West Tennessee woman who was Elvis Presley’s private nurse is releasing a book about her life around the music legend and his family. Letetia Henley Kirk lived on the grounds of Graceland — Presley’s longtime Memphis home — with her husband and two young daughters from 1972 to 1983 and often traveled with Presley on tour, The Jackson Sun (http://bit.ly/1J4ezvC) reported. For nearly 40 years, she kept silent about her years with Presley.
by Daniel Kreps In January, the first recording by Elvis Presley – a 1953 acetate disc featuring “My Happiness” and “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” – sold at auction for $300,000 to “an undisclosed buyer.” It turns out the secret purchaser wasn’t just any deep-pocketed Elvis fan: Jack White has revealed that it was his winning bid that landed the 10-inch recording, and that he plans to reissue the single on vinyl for this coming Record Store Day. Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Elvis Presley Songs Billboard details how a mysterious man with a black briefcase accompanied the “My Happiness” single from Memphis to the Third Man Records headquarters in Nashville, where White told employees about the record’s history and his plans to reissue it on Record Store Day.
An acetate recording of the ballad "My Happiness," the first song Elvis Presley ever recorded, sold at auction Thursday night for $300,000.
Though it’s hard to imagine, Elvis Presley would have turned 80 on Thursday (Jan. 8). To salute the King, here are 25 facts you should know about the man from Tupelo, Miss.