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 […]
There’s just something about Elvis Presley . . . still.
It’s 25 years since he died, but for months kids, born after his death, have been gobbling up his latest chart-topping single (albeit a remix). Tonight at his vigil, strangers too young to remember him alive will cry in public. And all week, grown men - […]
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.