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 […]
When Elvis Presley catapulted into stardom in 1956, his name sounded too good to be true, as if it had been snatched straight out of the humid Memphis air.
It proved to be the perfect foil for conservative pundits, who nicknamed Elvis “the Pelvis” and rolled their eyes at the singing hip-swiveler christened with the cornpone […]