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 […]
Former East Memphian Jenny Wade D’Amore always knew about Elvis Presley, but now living in Phoenix with her husband Marc she knows a lot more about the King of Rock and Roll. “I’m the Elvis girl at work,” she said.
When D’Amore, licensing manager of McFarlane Toys, began working for the company, the talk of an […]
Site of Hotel Chisca, where WHBQ was broadcast. The legendary deejay Dewey Phillips — Daddy-O-Dewey — first played “That’s All Right” from the station and rushed Elvis in for a live interviw July 8, 1954, because of the overwhelming phone response to the song.