This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. If you continue using our website, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website and you agree to our Privacy Policy. Plan your ultimate trip to Graceland with our Plan Your Visit tool. View tours, options, and much more in order to create an experience fit for the king himself! Memphis, TN The mid-to lates were a time of change for Elvis. While he continued to release hit songs and movies, this is also the time period when Elvis married Priscilla and Lisa Marie was born. The Elvis Christmas special aired in , his first ever TV special and a turning point in his career. Elvis also wins his first Grammy award and performs a long series of shows in Las Vegas to rave reviews.

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Keough also was no stranger to family turmoil: His legendary grandfather, Elvis Presley, died at age 42, his mother was married four times and reportedly struggled with her relationship to the Church of Scientology, and his stepfathers briefly included Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage. Keough was found by police with a single gunshot wound to the upper torso at around a. She adored that boy. He was the love of her life. Unlike his sister, Riley, who has pursued a successful career as an actress in film and TV, Benjamin Keough has mostly kept out of the spotlight.

Elvis Presley with Bill Black, Scotty Moore and Sam Phillips. THAT’S ALRIGHT, MAMA was a blues song originally written and recorded by.

On December 20, , while spending the Christmas holidays at Graceland, his newly purchased Tennessee mansion, rock-and-roll star Elvis Presley receives his draft notice for the United States Army. Fans sent tens of thousands of letters to the army asking for him to be spared, but Elvis would have none of it. He received one deferment—during which he finished working on his movie King Creole—before being sworn in as an army private in Memphis on March 24, After basic training—which included an emergency leave to see his beloved mother, Gladys, before she died in August —Presley sailed to Europe on the USS General Randall.

For the rest of his service, he shared an off-base residence with his father, grandmother and some Memphis friends. After working during the day, Presley returned home at night to host frequent parties and impromptu jam sessions. Widely praised for not seeking to avoid the draft or serve domestically, Presley was seen as a model for all young Americans. After he got his polio shot from an army doctor on national TV, vaccine rates among the American population shot from 2 percent to 85 percent by the time of his discharge on March 2, But if you see something that doesn’t look right, click here to contact us!

More than two years after the Berlin Wall was constructed by East Germany to prevent its citizens from fleeing its communist regime, nearly 4, West Berliners are allowed to cross into East Berlin to visit relatives. Under an agreement reached between East and West Berlin, The United States invades Panama in an attempt to overthrow military dictator Manuel Noriega, who had been indicted in the United States on drug trafficking charges and was accused of suppressing democracy in Panama and endangering U.

Elvis Presley and Anita Wood

While you may think that you know every song to emerge from the talented lips of Elvis Presley, you may need to think again. Even the biggest fans let one or two slip under their radar, and here is a true test of Presley knowledge. Recognise all of these tunes, and you truly are a fan. Not one of Elvis’s best-known ballads, but a beautiful one nonetheless. This is a slow melodious number that was deemed by Sam Philips to be too bluesy, so it never saw the light of day.

Who knows what it would have done had it been set free?

One has Elvis Presley responding to the question of dating a Black woman; He was resented for “covering” the songs of Black singers — and for getting the.

P ress Room These Kind Fans. What the hell is the point of making this movie? A comedy that will make you give out the odd giggle, even though these moments are unintentional. It’s and Elvis Presley played by George Thomas and looks, sounds and acts has organised, with the help of the CIA, to have aliens remove his consciousness and transfer it into a human-shaped bio-suit and then whisked away in a UFO taken off to Alpha Centauri where he spends the next 30 years performing for all kinds of alien beings throughout the galaxy, the King becomes, not only home sick for earth but lonely for his secret daughter although seemingly not Lisa Marie???

Anyway, the Aliens agree to take him back to earth for just a few days, after which his bio-suit will collapse due to gravity and will kill him, so he must get back to the Aliens ship before it’s too late Sounds riveting doesn’t it. If you’re wondering how the hell Elvis Presley, who’s supposed to have been dead for 30 years, can just return to earth without causing a bit if a scene? Yeah I know, surly Elvis would have wanted to return to Memphis and not Vegas? So this movie is so low budget that they could not afford the to any songs from the Elvis catalogue.

So we don’t even get the pleasure of an Elvis song being “attempted” by an IMP. Even though the whole reason for “Elvis” returning to earth for just a few days was for him to find his “Secret Daughter”, he assumes the name “John JB Burrows” and takes part in the Elvis IMP contest. Gripping isn’t it? But still wait The CIA, if you remember they helped Elvis to get the Aliens to take Elvis away, well they are trying to get Elvis booted off the planet and they kidnap Elvis’ “secret” daughter in an attempt to force him to leave if they just waited, he only had a few days on earth or he would die!

From Elvis to ‘Rocky’ – the charmed life of Carol Connors

Stadium Rock bands like Journey shied away from slow songs, but when they reluctantly agreed to record this song, it became their biggest hit. The “All I Want” singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn’t want to be alive. Kiss is the subject of many outlandish rumors – some of which happen to be true.

Benjamin Keough, Lisa Marie Presley’s adored son, had ‘been struggling’ before Priscilla Presley, whom he began dating when she was just 14 years old. It’s also been said that Presley wrote her song “Storm and.

Welcome to the Elvis Presley song database containg the words to each of Elvis Presleys songs, the original release date, recording session information, and format. And the best CDs to obtain the recording on today. Where Do You Come From? Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the ‘s with sound. Until Now! Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever.

This is an excellent release no fan should be without it. The interviews of Elvis’ Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of Highly recommended. Read more. Contact Us.

Cher missed out on dating Elvis

Elvis was coming under increasing criticism from cab-drivers to ‘Celebrities’ who saw him in Las Vegas in who felt he was a parady of his former triumph’s their and performing lazily and as Bill E. Burk asked after watching his final Firstly to set the picture before Elvis arrived in Las Vegas in December it’s important to remember the changes that had taken place. Also after a 4 and a half year relationship with Linda Thompson a ‘Newcomer’ was in her place – Ginger Alden.

This was only one performance less than last years successful pre-Xmas season but although only in Vegas from 2nd – 12th December with 2 shows a night on weekends for BOTH Saturday AND the Friday nights this was arguably a heavier performing shedule than last year. Latest has been E.

Turn Back Time hitmaker Cher admits she let the opportunity to romance ‘The King’ Elvis Presley and screen legend Marlon Brando slip by because she was so.

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Interview with Linda Thompson

His legacy lives on to this day, but how much do you really know about Elvis? Only hardcore Elvis fans will be able to get per cent on Express. Elvis is also known for his successful stint as a Hollywood heartthrob, starring in 31 movies in total. In the late s, he turned his back on the silver screen and returned to live music with his Comeback Special. He died on August 16, of cardiac arrest, but it is wifely believed his history of drug use contributed to the cardiac incident which killed him.

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Danzig Sings Elvis is currently scheduled for an April 17th release. We also know exactly what songs Danzig is covering. ADVERTISEMENT.

With his brooding blue eyes, his silken voice and a naughty swivel of his hips, Elvis Presley seduced a nation. But while millions swooned over his records and lined up to see his movies , only a few women intimately knew the real man behind the legend. He could have had a different girl every night, but Elvis preferred to have one special someone in his life. Elvis felt drawn to women who shared his traditional values, like his Viva Las Vegas co-star Ann-Margret. When it came to courting, Elvis remained a gentleman who liked to take his dates to the movies — superstar style!

Inside, Elvis, his girlfriend and his buddies would spend a long night watching films. The performer also enjoyed showering his lovers with gifts. Linda even once remembered sneaking into a Memphis pet store with Elvis at closing time. It was like Dalmatians , but it was 15 puppies that Elvis bought…. He loved animals. He loved children. He loved people. Elvis could be playful and childlike, but he could also go too far. The star always carried guns and often fired them indoors.

Elvis Presley – Datin (laugh version)