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  • Lida Keijzer with her mini-Graceland in the Netherlands

    Elvis Week fans campaign to bring Netherlands devotee to Presley's Graceland

    When Elvis Presley fans come together to celebrate the legacy of the entertainer during Elvis Week festivities on August 10-16, 2016, one of the most loyal fans may not be there. But a campaign starting this week by fellow Presley enthusiasts around the world could change that. Linda Keijzer, of...
  • Drake Milligan sings 'Baby I Don't Care.'

    Presley fans to attend Elvis Week festivities despite Memphis protest threats

    Never underestimate the devotion of Elvis Presley fans. Threats of protests during Elvis Week appear to not be hindering Presley fans travel plans to Memphis in August, but has resurrected discussion on the King of Rock n’ Roll's stance on racism. On Tuesday afternoon, July 12, 2016, six people...
  • Chet Atkins is one of the most influential guitarists in country music history

    Chet Atkins is one of the most influential guitarists in country music history

    Chester Burton Atkins, a.k.a. Chet Atkins, was a country guitarist who helped create the Nashville sound. Atkins was born on June 20, 1924, in Luttrell, Tennessee, and was an occasional country vocalist and record producer, as well. Atkins recorded up to 59 albums in his country music career. His...
  • Conway Twitty remains one of the most influential singers in country music

    Conway Twitty remains one of the most influential singers in country music

    Conway Twitty became one of country music’s biggest crossover stars in the 70s and 80s, and while that is normal in today’s country music world, at that time it was unique and fresh. However, he wasn’t planning to be a country music star until later in life, instead focusing first on baseball and...
  • Top 5 song lyrics from country folk singer and songwriter John Denver

    Top 5 song lyrics from country folk singer and songwriter John Denver

    John Denver, one of the most influential folk country music artists in the world, died while piloting a small aircraft in October 1997. The plane crashed into Monterey Bay and the world lost not only a great singer and songwriter, but an activist in conservation. The legacy of music that John Denver...
  • Life and career of Sam Phillips to be exhibited at Country Music Hall of Fame

    Life and career of Sam Phillips to be exhibited at Country Music Hall of Fame

    Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Howlin’ Wolf, Charlie Rich and many other notable pioneers in Country, Rhythm, and Rock and Roll music were introduced to the world by Sam Phillips. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has just announced they will honor...
  • Elvis Presley: 5 things you didn't know

    Elvis Presley: 5 things you didn't know

    Elvis Presley is known as the “King of Rock and Roll,” and that is an apt title. His musical performances ushered in a new style of music that took the world by storm. His premature death at 42 years of age only served to make Presley more popular and more revered by his fans. You probably know...
  • Eddie Rabbitt's 10 best songs

    Eddie Rabbitt's 10 best songs

    Born Edward Thomas Rabbitt, he started his career as a songwriter. Rabbitt had cuts such as “Kentucky Rain” by Elvis Presley and the song “Pure Love” which was a mega hit for Country artist Ronnie Milsap. Rabbitt died in 1998 from lung cancer but built a strong career full of crossover country and...
  • Elvis Presley's 10 best songs

    Elvis Presley's 10 best songs

    If you mention the king of popular music, people know that you are talking about Elvis Presley. Elvis Aaron Presley is one of the best known singers in American history. Presley released over 110 singles during his career and over 24 studio recorded albums. As his career progressed he turned to...
  • Garth Brooks: 5 things you didn't know

    Garth Brooks: 5 things you didn't know

    Garth Brooks has roared back to life after a retirement that lasted almost a decade, and as he tours the nation on his new Man Against Machine tour, he surpassed Elvis Presley to become one of the bestselling musical artists of all time. While many people look at today's country music landscape and...
  • Garth Brooks talks about losing all his new music after cell phone crash

    Garth Brooks talks about losing all his new music after cell phone crash

    Garth Brooks is on his sold-out comeback tour after a decade of retirement as his kids grew up. His first album since coming out of retirement, Man Against Machine, helped him move past Elvis Presley as the world's bestselling solo music star. He has also used his time on the road to start working...
  • The Christmas Spirit of Elvis

    GRACELAND gets ready for a special Christmas

    Those getting into the holiday spirit might have to make a special trip to Graceland this year, as they've got a few things listed on their website that are bound to lighten even the “Grinch-iest” of hearts. Those looking at the official website for the home of Elvis will find multiple fun...
  • Trisha Yearwood to perform at Graceland this holiday season

    Trisha Yearwood to perform at Graceland this holiday season

    Trisha Yearwood has enjoyed a busy year. She has been on tour all year in some of the biggest country concerts touring today with her husband Garth Brooks, on his reunion tour. However, there is one special stop that she will be making on her own this month. According to The Boot on Friday, Yearwood...
  • Converse invites Nashville musicians to record in historic studio for free

    Converse invites Nashville musicians to record in historic studio for free

    Nashville’s historic Grand Victor Sound studio (formerly known as RCA Studio A) has had its fair share of notable “customers” since its opening in 1965. Think Elvis Presley, George Jones, and Dolly Parton. More recently, it’s where Kacey Musgraves recorded her latest album Pageant Material. Chris...
  • Ronnie McDowell Bridges the Gap

    The Rowdy's interview with Ronnie McDowell

    Ronnie McDowell has lived a pretty interesting life as an artist, working two angles - one as the ultimate tribute artist that outshines the fan-service of Elvis impersonators that in turn led to the generation of a career that gave him his own platform. After penning The King is Gone, McDowell's...
  • Willie Nelson to appear on Cyndi Lauper’s next album

    Willie Nelson to appear on Cyndi Lauper’s next album

    If people thought that Steven Tyler of Aerosmith releasing a country music album was strange, they might be surprised to hear who else is making a move to country. According to Taste of Country on Saturday, '
  • Billy Ray Cyrus gives a shout out to Elvis with his new music video

    Billy Ray Cyrus gives a shout out to Elvis with his new music video

    With “The King” still being honored on the year of his 81st birthday, its easy to say that no one has forgotten about Elvis Aaron Presley. That goes double for Billy Ray Cyrus, who’s taking care of business on his behalf… Through a new music video that pays tribute to the man who defined the rules...
  • Pets of live entertainers and celebrities celebrities

    Pets of live entertainers and celebrities celebrities

    With the upcoming release of the animated film "The Secret Lives of Pets" coming out soon, we're reminded of how wonderful our pets are, whether they be cats, dogs, birds, or otherwise. People have been keeping pets since the dawn of civilization, when cavemen tamed wild wolves and early forms of...
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    The Best of Key West, Florida

    It might be the sunshine, the warm ocean waters or the way that palm trees sway in the afternoon breeze. It might be the romantic notions that come with knowing that the island lies little more than 100-miles north of Havana, Cuba. It might be the fact that the locals have a big propensity for...
  • Priscilla Presley is coming to San Antonio.

    Priscilla Presley will be appearing at the Tobin Center in San Antonio

    Priscilla Presley, the former wife of legendary entertainer Elvis Presley is coming to San Antonio in December to share stories of her life at the H-E-B Performance Hall in the Tobin Center. Scheduled for Dec. 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm, the event is billed as “a format where she will answer audience...
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