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 […]
In the playful spirit of Elvis Week, The Edge community will present “EdgeFest: 25 years without a King” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
The arts and auto repair district near downtown is staging the free street festival to promote itself on the coattails of the 25th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death.
Activities will include live […]
Sun Records/Memphis Recording Service. In the mid- to late summer of 1953, Elvis was a walk-in who paid $3.98 to record “My Happiness.” A year later, on July 5, 1954, he would record “That’s All Right (Mama),” often called the Big Bang of Rock and Roll.