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 […]
Tactical move lies beneath Friday’s frivolity; clowning crafted to buttress persona
The chemistry between President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has been the stuff of a warm and fuzzy, 1950s-era beach blanket flick.
Koizumi strutted and gyrated as if he had channeled Elvis while a bemused Bush looked on from Graceland’s shrine-like confines on […]
Elvis and his parents left Tupelo, Miss., in November 1948, and applied to move into Lauderdale Courts public housing project. They got Apt. 328 on Winchester in September 1949. Their rent was $35 a month.