Elvis Presley

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8/12/18-Lisa Marie Presley struggle

Lisa Marie Presley is "proud" of the way she's overcome her battle with addiction, because even her therapist insists it's a "miracle" she is still alive. The daughter of rock legend Elvis Presley was widely reported to have checked into a Los Angeles rehabilitation facility to tackle a prescription pill problem in August, 2016, weeks after splitting from her husband Michael Lockwood, the father of her nine-year-old twin daughters, Harper […]

todayAugust 12, 2018


12/3/15-Tom Jones & Elvis in bathroom

Tom Jones had the most awkward encounter with his hero Elvis Presley when The King opted to relieve himself while pitching the Brit a new song. The two rockers became friends in the mid-1960s after a meeting in Los Angeles, and when Presley heard a song he thought was perfect for the Welshman, he insisted on visiting him in his hotel suite, while Jones was taking a shower. The "It's […]

todayDecember 3, 2015


11/1/15-Priscilla: Elvis's new LP

Priscilla Presley is promoting the new album "If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra." The brand new album features Elvis Presley's vocals as you've never heard them before. The new compilation will attempt to prove that Elvis was more than just the King of Rock & Roll. The album, If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (out this fall), pairs one of […]

todayNovember 1, 2015


8/6/15-New Elvis!

Elvis Presley's recorded works have been repackaged in a myriad of ways over the years but they have rarely been re-imagined. On October 30, Legacy Recordings will release If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring the voice of Elvis over brand new orchestral arrangements of his songs and including a duet with Michael Buble. If I Can Dream focuses on the iconic artist's unmistakable voice, […]

todayAugust 6, 2015


1/11/15-Elvis and Englebert at 80

Elvis Presley would have turned 80 in this past week and a man who knew him well and considered him one of his closest friends was Engelbert Humperdinck. Engelbert was a few years younger than Elvis and befriended the American legend when he first broke into the USA in the mid 60s. They remained the closest of friends until Elvis' death in 1977. 'He was wonderful, one of the dearest […]

todayJanuary 11, 2015


2/25/14-More music stamps on the way!

The Elvis Presley postage stamp is to be reissued along with James Brown, Jim Morrison, Sam Cooke & many more. The Washington Post linked to a document that they received that includes the current plans from the "Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee." On that list are numerous upcoming commemorative stamps saluting music icons from pop, rock, R&B and country. There is a bit of confusion over the status of an upcoming […]

todayFebruary 25, 2014


10/30/11 – Michael Jackson #1 Dead performer

Just in time for Halloween and "Thriller" airplay; We get this news: For a second straight year Michael Jackson is the world's top dead earner, according to a macabre list compiled by Forbes magazine of stars whose earning power remains undiminished beyond the grave. The King of Pop, who died two years ago at the age of 50, brought in $170 million for his estate over the past 12 months, […]

todayOctober 30, 2011


8/22/11 – Songwriter Jerry Leiber passes

Jerry Leiber, the lyricist who, with his partner Mike Stoller, wrote some of the most enduring classics in the history of rock'n'roll, including "Hound Dog," "Yakety Yak," "Stand By Me" and "On Broadway," died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 78.

todaySeptember 1, 2011