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 25th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death culminates tonight at Graceland mansion.
No official estimates have been made on the number of fans expected to gather on Elvis Presley Boulevard for the annual Candlelight Vigil. But spokesman David Beckwith said Graceland expects a huge turnout.
“Every event we’ve done so far this year has been larger than […]
Elvis, with Scotty Moore on guitar and Bill Black on bass, performed one of his first live performances at Slim Whitman’s show July 30, 1954. “We were all scared to death,” Scotty recalled. “Elvis, instead of just standing flat-footed and tapping his foot, he was kind of jiggling. … With those old loose britches that we wore, you shook your leg and it made it look like all hell was going on under there.”