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 […]
Elvis Presley’s rise to stardom turned Memphis into everything from a tourist destination to what some believe is the home of the generation gap and, to some, the mecca of a quasi-religious movement.
It’s part of a complex legacy for a city that has been known for cotton, for the blues, for the rhythm and blues […]