Elvis Presley

Exclusive: B.B. King revealed truth about Elvis Presley’s influence on music and racism

“Let me tell you the definitive truth about Elvis Presley and racism,” The King of the Blues, B.B. King said in 2010. “With Elvis, there was…


The humbling night Elvis Presley was ‘scared to death’ on stage

Elvis Presley had just turned 36-years-old eight days before he found himself almost lifeless from fright as he stood in the wings about to go…


The October 1976 night Elvis Presley surprised his fans at a Memphis gas station

Elvis Presley woke up in his Graceland bedroom on Sunday evening October 3, 1976 in an optimistic mood. He’d been resting, lost a few pounds…


Texas fan club president tells of meeting Elvis Presley in 1976

News Legit’s Jack Dennis was president of the Texas Chapter of the Elvis Presley Fan Club from 1974-1978 and had the opportunity to speak with…


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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