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  • 'Where No One Stands Alone': a great collection of Elvis's gospel tunes

    'Where No One Stands Alone': a great collection of Elvis's gospel tunes

    Gospel is the foundation of a lot of music from blues to bluegrass and country.  The sound and style of legendary singer, Elvis has strong gospel roots, and now there's an album entitled Where No One Stands Alone that pays tribute to it. Even the non-religious will want to have a listen.  "Saved...
  • Elvis Presley in his 1968 "Elvis" special.

    'Elvis 50th Anniversary Comeback Special' gets special cinema screenings with extra footage

    Fathom Events has announced that will it be screening “Elvis 50th Anniversary Comeback Special” in select cinemas worldwide on Aug. 16 and Aug. 20. Tickets go on sale on June 15. The screening is to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley's NBC "Elvis" special, which originally aired on...
  • Susan Surftone salutes Elvis Presley on new EP

    Susan Surftone salutes Elvis Presley on new EP

    Former secret agent-turned-rocker Susan Yasinski is back with another exceptionally-polished EP on Acme Brothers Records. Better known as the guitar-slinging leader of beach band Susan & The Surftones, New York-born Yasinski latched on to music during her tweens in the 1960s. She quickly...
  • Florida Georgia Line's new video 'Smooth' hits humorous Las Vegas cliches

    Florida Georgia Line's new video 'Smooth' hits humorous Las Vegas cliches

    Country duo Florida Georgia Line just released a humorous music video set in Las Vegas for their new single “Smooth.” FGL’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley play delivery truck drivers stranded in the desert with a broken down truck, which contains cases of the band's real-life liquor Old Camp Whiskey...
  • Heart's Wilson sisters pursuing separate projects while Heart on hiatus

    Heart's Wilson sisters pursuing separate projects while Heart on hiatus

    Ann and Nancy Wilson, the founders of classic rock hit makers Heart, are currently pursuing individual side projects while Heart is on hiatus. Nancy has teamed up with Prince collaborator Liv Warfield to form Roadcase Royale, and Ann is touring as Ann Wilson of Heart. Here’s a closer look at each...
  • Frank Sinatra TV shows with Elvis, others to be reissued

    Frank Sinatra TV shows with Elvis, others to be reissued

    Vintage episodes of Frank Sinatra's TV specials sponsored by the Timex Watch Company that feature Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and others are being released as the next in the series of “The Sinatra Collection” to hit the streets May 19, Eagle Rock Entertainment announced...
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    Wink Martindale & Tom Brown discuss inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival

    Nearly forty years after his untimely death, the legend of Elvis Presley lives on in the hearts and minds of multiple generations of music lovers. This month, Elvis fans from all over the country will be traveling to the Nashville area for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, which takes place...
  • Meet the stars of the greatest Elvis tribute show around, Elvis Lives

    Meet the stars of the greatest Elvis tribute show around, Elvis Lives

    The world of Elvis Presley impersonators is strange and surprisingly cutthroat. For one, you don’t call the vessels of Elvis’ legacy “impersonators.” They are “Elvis Tribute Artists” (ETAs). And it’s not enough to throw on a white suit, grow some half-assed muttonchops, and stroke your hair into a...
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    The Alabama Music Hall of Fame: A Muscle Shoals must-see

    When you visit the Alabama Music Hall of Fame and you’re being dazzled by this exhibit or that, be careful not to accidentally back into the front of the “Golden Country Car.” Of course you don’t want to bump into any exhibit, but the front of the Golden Country Car, a 1960 boat-sized Pontiac...
  • New Elvis album with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: 'The Wonder of You'

    New Elvis album with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: 'The Wonder of You'

    The new Elvis Presley album, The Wonder of You, was released on Oct. 21, 2016 on Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings. Elvis, of course, is the biggest selling recording artist in history, with a total of over one billion albums sold. The new album combines recordings of Elvis’ voice with orchestral...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio to play Sam Phillips, producer for Elvis

    Leonardo DiCaprio to play Sam Phillips, producer for Elvis

    Leonardo DeCaprio is set to produce and star in an upcoming biopic about Sam Phillips, the founder of Sun Records and a rock pioneer according to an Oct. 21, 2016 article in Rolling Stone. Phillips produced landmark records by legendary stars including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and...
  • Michael Jackson ONE show at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas: A real thriller

    Michael Jackson ONE show at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas: A real thriller

    There was a time when Elvis Presley, known as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” ruled Las Vegas. But it is Michael Jackson, the late “King of Pop,” who is currently the big draw in Vegas thanks to the incredible Michael Jackson ONE show presented multiple times a week by Cirque du Soleil at Mandalay Bay...
  • Photo by Kevin Wierzbicki

    In Tupelo, Mississippi it's Elvis, Elvis, Elvis!

    The late Elvis Presley was known as “The King of Rock and Roll” and today, nearly 40-years after his death, the much-beloved king still rules, especially in his hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi where there are many Elvis-related sites to see. While Presley is buried in the somewhat ostentatious...
  • Twenty One Pilots became the first rock band to land two different singles at No. 1 concurrently.

    Twenty One Pilots land historic double with concurrent No. 1 singles

    The Beatles, Elvis Presley...and Twenty One Pilots. Just let that sink in for a moment. With “Heathens” ensconced at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and “Ride” nipping at its heels at No. 5, the Ohio alternative rockers join the long-reigning sovereigns of popular music as the only rock acts to ever...
  • "Elvis Lives!"

    This week on AXS TV – August 15, 2016

    Premieres and highlights from the upcoming week on AXS TV. MONDAY, AUGUST 15: 7:00 p.m. ET – “Rock Legends: Queen” Queen has dominated musical charts, sold out arenas, and left a legacy of outstanding songs and videos that have shaped popular culture. Go behind the scenes with this iconic band in...
  • Photo courtesy of Kay Kolbo

    Interview: Singer Kay Kolbo lives the dream performing in ‘King for a Night’ at Santa Fe Station in Las Vegas

    Kay Kolbo continues to live her dream, singing in the “King for a Night” show with tribute artist Dennis Wise, the ultimate Elvis fan. It will be 39 years on Aug. 16 when Elvis Presley passed away, and a fitting tribute will be paid to him during the show in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station...
  • Elvis Presley's Graceland to open hotel

    Elvis Presley's Graceland to open hotel

    Elvis may have left the building but the memories of the King of Rock-N-Roll live on in Memphis, Tennessee. The Guesthouse at Graceland a 450 room hotel will be opening Oct. 27, 2016. The six story hotel is just steps from Presley's former home.  The luxury hotel is the most significant enhancement...
  • Broadway Goes Country with Diana Upton-Hill

    Broadway Goes Country with Diana Upton-Hill

    Rising country singer Diana Upton-Hill is one of those artists to watch out for in the future, with diverse mad creative skills, and is humbly down to earth to boot. After years of regional theater roles like Cinderella in Into the Woods and Ellen in Miss Saigon, Upton-Hill is climbing the Billboard...
  • Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail completed in Tupelo

    Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail completed in Tupelo

    “Scream and make a loud noise,” translated and derived from the Native American phrase “Tuh Puh Lah,” is a fitting expression for the heart of the American Music Triangle, Tupelo, Mississippi. The five-time All-American City by the National Civic League is located within the music centers of Memphis...
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    Country Music Hall of Famer Ronnie Milsap reveals upcoming duets album and tour

    After a fleeting three weeks off the road, revered country soul ambassador Ronnie Milsap is poised to unleash his next round of U.S. tour dates possibly in a city near you. Adept at fashioning an appealing melting pot brew of country, soul, pop, rock, and gospel, the talented blind piano...
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