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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…


Chubby Checker at 75, ‘I still like to rock’

“Don’t speak of me in the past tense,” 75-year-old Chubby Checker said in a solid tone. “I still like to rock.” TIP JAR Options. Thank…


2017 World Rock Stacking Champion and Llano Earth Art Fest is March 10-13

Good folks looking for a good way to put some balance into their lives can get plenty as the Llano Earth Art Fest (LEAF) in…


The super-secret life hack legendary comedian Jerry Lewis uses to remain alive and happy

Jerry Lewis, “one of the 5 most recognizable people in the world,” according to Newsweek magazine was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977…


Long time announcer dies a few days after San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo has announced the death of their beloved announcer. Their Facebook message has been shared over 3,000 times: TIP…


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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