Why Elvis Presley did not like his famous gold lamé suit

Elvis exhibited a unique sense of style throughout his career with outfits like his jeweled Las Vegas jumpsuits and his exclusive TCB (“Taking Care of Business”) jewelry.  He was a regular customer at the Lansky Brothers clothing store in Memphis where he purchased stylish jackets, shirts and pants that helped him stand out among his… Read More Why Elvis Presley did not like his famous gold lamé suit

When Elvis Presley Dared To Sing Gospel on The Ed Sullivan Show

It is evident from Elvis Presley’s actions on and off stage that his first love was gospel music. In March 1960, Elvis was asked what his favorite style of music was and he responded “spiritual music… I know practically every religious song that’s ever been written.” By the end of 1956, Elvis had just finished… Read More When Elvis Presley Dared To Sing Gospel on The Ed Sullivan Show

How Priscilla Presley’s original bond with Elvis still has the magic touch

With the news that two albums which combine Elvis Presley’s voice with newly recorded orchestration have both reached number one in England in the span of one year, credit should be given where credit is due: to Priscilla Presley. In the years following her ex-husband’s death, Priscilla has taken on the role to keep The… Read More How Priscilla Presley’s original bond with Elvis still has the magic touch

Elvis tribute artist, Cody Slaughter, recreates Elvis Presley ’56 concert tour

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s breakthrough year, 1956. To commemorate this milestone, Sherry Management has put together an original-themed concert tour called A Tribute to Elvis ’56. The tour travels to many cities that Elvis Presley performed in back in 1956 when Presley was on his way rising to the top. The… Read More Elvis tribute artist, Cody Slaughter, recreates Elvis Presley ’56 concert tour

Elvis Presley’s 55-year kissing mystery

On June 30, 1956, an iconic photograph of Elvis Presley kissing an unidentified woman was taken backstage at The Mosque Theater in Richmond, Virginia. Photographer Alfred Wertheimer just happened to capture Presley in a private moment flirtatiously touching tongues with a young woman. Diane Keaton would call it “the most erotic photograph ever made.” Wertheimer,… Read More Elvis Presley’s 55-year kissing mystery

Elvis Presley fans demand recognition for The King at USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor

Elvis Presley fans have a hard time understanding why the visitor center at Pearl Harbor does not recognize Elvis for his contributions to help getting the USS Arizona Memorial built. In the local Hawaiian newspapers, headlines have stated that Presley “rescued the Arizona memorial” and that “Elvis ‘built’ the Arizona Memorial.” Yet Pacific Historic Parks… Read More Elvis Presley fans demand recognition for The King at USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor