Elvis Presley

The day Elvis Presley stopped at my Mississippi watermelon stand in 1973

Eleven-year-old Sterling Smith was keen at being idle and solemn about his watermelon business. Those two qualities worked together for the young boy during the hot Mississippi…


Setting the record straight on Elvis Presley and racism, Part 2

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Setting the record straight on Elvis Presley and racism, Part 1

Protests near Graceland Mansion during Elvis Week last year didn’t hinder travel plans for Elvis Presley fans to Memphis, Tennessee, but it did resurrect discussion…


Diners and cafes are as American as Elvis Presley, Mickey Mouse and apple pie

Cafés, restaurants, drive-ins and diners, are deeply embedded in American culture and life. Tourists and fans still flock to one of the oldest cafes in…


Elvis Presley friend and ‘Memphis Mafia’ member Sonny West in ICU

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Juke Box Favorites: 2017 Texas Tribute to Elvis Presley Festival Opens in May

Throughout his career Texas constantly welcomed Elvis Presley with warm and enthusiastic receptions. On May 26-28, the Lone Star State will pay a special tribute…


Elvis Presley Continues to Make His Mark in Texas

The second annual Texas’ Tribute to Elvis and Elvis Tribute Artist Contest held at the legendary South Fork Ranch, Dallas, Texas USA will take place…


The Top 10 Best Songs of Elvis Presley

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