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

Why “Heartbreak Hotel” was not on Elvis Presley’s first album

On March 23, 1956, Elvis Presley’s self-titled first album was officially released by his new record company, RCA. The album featured new songs recorded at RCA studios in January 1956 as well as songs Elvis recorded in 1954 and 1955 for Sun Records. Elvis Presley became the first album in the history of RCA Victor… Read More Why “Heartbreak Hotel” was not on Elvis Presley’s first album