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 […]
Before Playhouse on the Square became a live theater, its theater was often Elvis Presley’s den of cin.
Cinema, that is. The King had his favorite seats down front in the former Memphian Theatre, 51 S. Cooper. (He sat in front because he didn’t want people turning around and watching him instead of the movie.)
Well, anything […]
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.