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Ronnie Milsap Talks Ray Charles, Elvis and Disco

November 26, 2014

Ronnie Milsap didn't just dominate country music in the Seventies and Eighties, he helped redefine it. One of the genre's most successful crossover acts of all time, Milsap blended rock & roll, soul and pop, and took songs with those elements to the...

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Elvis Presley's First Recording Headed to Auction

November 14, 2014

Elvis Presley's first recording – an acetate disc cut at Sun Records studio Memphis Recording Service on July 18th, 1953 – is headed to an auction that will take place at Graceland, the late singer's famed Memphis...

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Famed Elvis Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Dies

October 22, 2014

Alfred Wertheimer had never heard of Elvis Presley when RCA records contacted him in March of 1956 about shooting their new artist, but he happily took the job - having absolutely no idea that over the next four months he'd capture some of the...

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Tennessee's Top 10 Music Spots

September 15, 2014
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Miley Cyrus: Elvis Presley Was the Original Twerker

August 30, 2014

As the face of the twerking movement, Miley Cyrus has been a lightning rod for controversy. Her infamous MTV Video Music Awards performance last year, as evidenced by all those FCC complaints, was arguably the most scandalous music moment since...

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Elvis Presley's Guitar, Library Card for Sale at Graceland Auction

July 24, 2014

Elvis Presley's Martin D-28 guitar, 1976 Cadillac Seville and a personal copy of the original script for his first movie Love Me Tender are among a slew of items up for auction at the first "Auction at Graceland." Bidders will be able to participate...

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Hear an Unreleased Elvis Performance

July 14, 2014

Officially "back," Elvis Presley spent the summer of 1969 and February of 1970 in Las Vegas, playing well over 50 shows at the International Hotel. On July 14th, 1970 – 34 years ago today – he went to the MGM lot in Culver City, California,...

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Elvis Presley's Sweat-Stained Jumpsuit Going Up for Auction

June 22, 2014

A white suit emblazoned with a peacock that Elvis Presley wore while performing in Las Vegas is going up for auction this week. And one thing that makes this particular garment special, according to Time, is that it's stained in the armpits with the King's...

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Elvis Sings 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'

May 1, 2014

Elvis Presley's career was in a pretty remarkable place when he hit the road for an American arena tour in April of 1972: Four years earlier, his televised comeback special rescued him from B-movie purgatory, and he managed to follow it up with both huge...

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5 Extremely Rare Records

March 28, 2014

This week, the Wu-Tang Clan announced that they had a completed a 31-track double album, The Wu – Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. But instead of releasing it through conventional means, they plan to make a single copy and tour it around the world...

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Elvis Presley's 'Aloha From Hawaii' Cape Up for Auction

March 17, 2014

A 12-pound cape custom-made for Elvis Presley for the singer's famed 1973 performance Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite is up for auction. Elvis Memorabilia Lawsuit Resurrected by Appeals Court The full-length cape, adorned with an American eagle...

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'Forrest Gump' Soundtrack to Get Patriotic Vinyl Edition

September 9, 2014

The 12-times platinum rock & roll soundtrack to Forrest Gump, which features songs by Elvis Presley, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Dylan and more, will be available for the first time on vinyl in North America, to mark its 20th anniversary, this...

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Billy Joe Shaver Reveals His Special Bond With Elvis Presley

August 16, 2014

Today marks both the 37th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley and the 75th birthday of Billy Joe Shaver. While the two men never met, they did share a musical bond: In 1973, Presley recorded Shaver's anything-for-love ballad "You Asked Me To" for...

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Tom Petty: Rolling Stones Were 'My Punk Music'

July 17, 2014

Tom Petty called the Rolling Stones "my punk music" during an interview with CBC, crediting the British rockers with convincing him — and thousands of other aspiring American musicians at the time — that they could make rock and roll music....

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Ariana Grande's 'Problem' Sung 20 Ways

July 1, 2014

The man of a million voices, Ten Second Songs' Anthony Vincent, is back with another multi-faceted cover, this time performing Ariana Grande's smash hit, "Problem" in styles ranging from the R&B pop of Destiny's Child to Green Day's breakneck rock...

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Baz Luhrmann in Talks to Direct Elvis Presley Biopic

May 1, 2014

Baz Luhrmann is in negotiations to direct a forthcoming Elvis Presley biopic being written by Kelly Marcel (Saving Mr. Banks), The Wrap reports. Watch Elvis Presley Sing 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' in 1972 Warner Bros., who are behind the project,...

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Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Honeymoon Estate For Sale

April 8, 2014

The Palm Springs estate Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned at in 1966—nine months before their daughter Lisa Marie was born, in case you were wondering—is on the market for $9.5 million. Find Out Where Elvis Presley Ranks on Our List...

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Kurt Cobain, John Lennon in Dutch Beer Ad

March 25, 2014

Dutch brewing company Bavaria has an egregious new ad out for their fruit-flavored beer, Radler, that'll leave you more dumbfounded than a bunch of Clydesdales debating those twins. The spot posits the idea that Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Tupac Shakur,...

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'Full House' Dads Comfort Jimmy Fallon

January 30, 2014

Nothing comforts a nerve-wracked late night talk show host like the dulcet, paternal tones of Danny Tanner. Last night, Jimmy Fallon got some patented fatherly advice from the Full House patriarch – plus Joey Gladstone and Uncle Jesse – when...

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