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 […]
The king of rock and roll moved easily from “Hound Dog” to “How Great Thou Art,” and, had he been resuscitated in 1977, a newly health-conscious Elvis likely would have moved closer to his gospel roots. That’s the one major consensus among a sampling of musicians and friends of Elvis.
What if Elvis had lived? He […]
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.