Why Elvis is The King: Top 5 Presley TV performances

Forty years after Elvis Presley’s death, fans and critics agree that Elvis changed the world through his music, style and rebellion against society’s norms. That’s why we call him “The King of Rock and Roll.” “No other solo singing star — not Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Madonna or Beyoncé — has matched Elvis,”… Read More Why Elvis is The King: Top 5 Presley TV performances

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

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

The impact of Elvis Presley’s ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ 60 years later

Heartbreak Hotel “put Elvis Presley on the show business map and altered pop culture forever.” – Ace Collins, Untold Gold While most music historians agree that the first rock and roll record was “That’s All Right” by Elvis Presley released in July 1954, the record that really shook the world was “Heartbreak Hotel” released 18… Read More The impact of Elvis Presley’s ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ 60 years later

Elvis Presley proves he was more than just Rock and Roll with #1 ‘If I Can Dream’ album

“Elvis wasn’t just rock and roll. He was not. A lot of his frustration was that people put him in just that category and genre of music.” – Priscilla Presley in October 2015 discussing the new If I Can Dream album In its first week of release, Elvis Presley’s new collaboration with London’s Royal Philharmonic… Read More Elvis Presley proves he was more than just Rock and Roll with #1 ‘If I Can Dream’ album

New book, Elvis: Behind The Legend, is first to rank Elvis Presley movies by box office earnings

Elvis Presley made 31 feature films during his career and they all turned a profit, but some did much better than others. In fact, the films that did well ended up dictating the kind of acting roles that Elvis would be stereotyped in throughout his career. The new book, Elvis: Behind The Legend: Startling Truths… Read More New book, Elvis: Behind The Legend, is first to rank Elvis Presley movies by box office earnings