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 […]
It’s the most reverential evening of the year for Elvis Presley fans.
Single-file crowds with anywhere from 3,000 people in an off-year to as many as 10,000 or more expected this year make the annual candlelight vigil the true pilgrimage for the Elvis faithful.
Bearing candles lit in honor of the dead King of rock and roll, […]
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.