The latest Elvis record is not the kind you download. If you were in Memphis, you knew you weren’t on Lonely Street at all those sold-out events. But Graceland spokesman Kevin Kern says the official attendance figure for the week was 75,000. Even in the sweltering heat, 55,000 took part in the candlelight vigil. “The […]
By the time Elvis Presley walked into American Sound Studios in early 1969, guitarist Reggie Young had cut hit songs by the dozens.
Seminal records by the likes of Dusty Springfield ( Dusty in Memphis and its signature tune “Son of a Preacher Man”), Neil Diamond ( Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show ), B.J. Thomas (”Hooked […]
Once the site of Assembly of God Church, which Elvis attended through 1954, and where the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and their families were members. Elvis would sneak out of Sunday services to go a mile down the street to East Trigg Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, to hear Rev. Herbert Brewster and the singing of Queen C. Anderson and the Brewsteraires.