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  • When Prince paid tribute to The King, Elvis Presley

    When Prince paid tribute to The King, Elvis Presley

    It's not a stretch to say that Prince was influenced by musical artists like James Brown and Little Richard, but what about Elvis? Turns out The King of Rock and Roll was also an influence on The Purple One. Every pop artist that came after Elvis was most likely influenced by him either directly or...
  • Five facts you may not know about Junkie XL

    Five facts you may not know about Junkie XL

    Dutch born composer and remixer Junkie XL gained worldwide fame with his 2002 remix of the Elvis Presley song "A Little Less Conversation." More recently he has gained prominence and composed the soundtracks for blockbuster films such as "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Deadpool," and "Batman v Superman: Dawn...
  • The top 10 best songs with animals in their titles

    The top 10 best songs with animals in their titles

    When it comes to inspiration, animals are often a great symbol that artists can use. Whether it’s comparing a player to a dog, trying to harness the strength and majesty of an eagle, or simply having a little fun with the name of a certain animal, these songs can be iconic and stick with us. Many...
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    Exclusive photos of Elvis Tribute Artist winners at Texas Presley Festival

    Each time Victor Trevino Jr. walked on the Oil Baron Showroom stage at the Southfork Ranch near Plano, Texas this weekend, he came as an experienced competitor. Trevino walked away as the champion Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) at the inaugural Texas Tribute to Elvis Festival and will be representing...
  • World famous Elvis Tribute Artist Bill Cherry performed at the first ever Texas Tribute to Elvis Festival the first weekend of March 2016.

    Presley fans attending three-day Elvis fan festival call event exciting success

    Elvis Presley fans across the globe are returning home “excited, happy, and exhausted” from their experience at the inaugural Texas Tribute to Elvis Festival held at the legendary Southfork Ranch, near Dallas this weekend. Victor Trevino Jr, of Ft. Worth, Texas competed against 17 Elvis Tribute...
  • The top 10 best Elvis Presley songs

    The top 10 best Elvis Presley songs

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in its official biography of Elvis Presley, claims that he “holds records for the most Top 40 hits (104), the most Top 10 hits (38) and the most weeks at Number One (80). As far as his stature as a cultural icon, which continues to grow even in death, writer Lester...
  • Fats Domino, 88, remembers Elvis Presley

    Music legend Fats Domino turns 88 remembering Elvis Presley

    Fats Domino was so admired by Elvis Presley, that when Elvis appeared before the cameras at a 1969 Las Vegas press conference in regard to returning to perform live on stage after years of making movies, he brought his hero along. “When a reporter referred to Elvis as the ‘King of Rock ’n’ Roll’ at...
  • Largest Elvis Presley festival in Texas history announces contestants appearing

    Largest Elvis Presley festival in Texas history announces contestants appearing

    “There is no better venue to hold the largest ever Texas Ultimate Elvis Presley festival than at the famous Southfork Ranch,” said Texas Elvis aficionado Jay Hearne today. “Many of us remember that Priscilla Presley actually starred in the highly viewed Dallas television series that took place at...
  • Elvis Presley said Texas put him on top in his early career.

    Texas put Elvis Presley over the top during the beginning of his career

    “I owe a lot to Texas,” Elvis Presley once told a Dallas newspaper reporter. “They’re the ones who put me over the top.” In honor of the Lone Star State’s association with Presley, and the 60th anniversary of his banner year of 1956, Texas will pay a special tribute to the King of Rock n’ Roll on...
  • Five facts about composer John Carpenter

    Five facts about composer John Carpenter

    John Carpenter is best known to the world for his work as a filmmaker, being the director of such films as "Halloween," "Escape from New York," and "Big Trouble in Little China." Many of his films have gained large cult following, and even if some of them weren't appreciated when they were first...
  • Andy Kaufman: 5 reasons we love him

    Andy Kaufman: 5 reasons we love him

    Andy Kaufman was a comedic genius. He created memorable characters for his unconventional comedy. He inspired bands like R.E.M. and the memorable Man on the Moon film starring Jim Carrey. He challenged our perceptions of reality. Above all, he was very, very funny. For all these reasons and more, we...
  • Wanda Jackson to play Pioneertown

    Wanda Jackson to play Pioneertown

    Wanda Jackson will perform at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown on Friday Jan. 29. The talent will take the stage at 9 p.m. at this all ages performance. The Doors open at 7 p.m. For those unfamiliar with Jackson, have no worries. Here is some additional information on the artist in question...
  • Celebrities and live entertainers who have eaten odd things

    Celebrities and live entertainers who have eaten odd things

    Live entertainers and other celebrities have often included foodies, and some of them have odd and even unhealthy eating habits. This may be due to an unhealthy love of food, or even occasionally a lost bet. Here are a few celebrities who have eaten odd things. 1. Mariah Carey Many celebrities and...
  • Most played Elvis Presley records on Texas jukeboxes

    Most top-played Elvis Presley records on Texas jukeboxes out prior to festival

    Throughout his career Texas constantly welcomed Elvis Presley with warm and enthusiastic receptions. On March 4-6, 2015, the Lone Star State will pay a special tribute to the King of Rock n’ Roll as the legendary Dallas South Fork Ranch opens its gates for the biggest Elvis Presley festival in Texas...
  • Kevin Mills IS Elvis Presley at the Alhambra Theater & Dining

    Kevin Mills as 'Elvis' is back by popular demand to the Alhambra

    The Alhambra Theater & Dining is thrilled to kick off the 2016 music series during Valentine’s week with the one and only Kevin Mills, one of the top Elvis Presley impersonators in the country. Come celebrate the week of love, hearts & flowers with Kevin Mills as Elvis Presley in an all new...
  • Elvis Presley was born on Jan. 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi.

    The true story about the birth of Elvis Presley

    Fans around the world prepare for celebrations and remembrances of Elvis Presley on his birthday January 8th, but many don't know the true story of his birth. During a long and cold Tupelo, Mississippi night in 1935, five people stood around the bed of a young woman, Gladys Love Smith Presley to...
  • Elvis birthday celebration at Graceland January 7-10

    Elvis birthday celebration at Graceland January 7-10

    This January, Elvis fans from around the world will not only be going to Graceland to celebrate his birthday but also will be there to kick-off the year long celebration of the sixtieth Anniversary of Elvis' breakout year in music, film and television which was in 1956. The extended weekend...
  • Leighton Meester and Dana Williams cover Elvis Presley's 'Blue Christmas' live

    Leighton Meester and Dana Williams cover Elvis Presley's 'Blue Christmas' live

    Former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester covered a Christmas classic in a video uploaded to YouTube on Dec. 15. She teamed up with fellow singer-songwriter Dana Williams to sing "Blue Christmas." "Blue Christmas" has been covered by many artists but it was Elvis Presley who really put it on the map...
  • Elvis Presley fans will celebrate the King of Rock n' Roll's 1956 achievements throughout 2016.

    Elvis Presley birthday and auction to kick off celebration events for 2016

    Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday celebration on Jan. 8, 2016 at his Graceland mansion in Memphis launches a year-long commemoration of 1956, the first year the King of Rock 'n’ Roll became a national phenomenon. The Presley birthday week festivities are just the beginning of special events honoring...
  • Tom Jones explores Americana on 'Long Lost Suitcase'

    Tom Jones explores Americana on 'Long Lost Suitcase'

    When someone says the name Tom Jones, a lot of things come to mind. There's the larger than life baritone voice, the sexually charged Las Vegas casino shows that resulted in women throwing their underwear on stage, and massive crooner hits like “It's Not Unusual.” What you don't think of is the kind...
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