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 […]
We were standing by Elvis Presley’s grave.
“Do you remember where you were when you heard he was dead?” I asked, pen poised over my notebook.
Her name was Laura Pomeroy. She was 37, from La Crosse, Wisc., and this was her second visit to Memphis.
“Uh huh,” she nodded. “I was in 11th grade, in Galesville, Wisconsin, […]
The Eagle’s Nest, part of the Clearpool entertainment complex, was a regular gig for Elvis, Scotty Moore and Bill Black through 1954. That club burned down 45 years ago. The Americana Club was most recently at that corner.