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Sun Records, Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Records, Memphis, Tennessee

Robert September 23, 2011 1

DJ Sam Phillips founded Sun Records in 1952.  The first single he released was  Johnny London singing “Drivin’ Slow“.  The following year, 18 year old Elvis Presley visited the studio (Memphis Recording Service) to

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Graceland at Christmas

Graceland at Christmas

Robert September 23, 2011 1

At Christmas, 2009, I made my second trip to Graceland (read about my first visit, here).  Graceland is a very different experience at Christmas.  Every Christmas, the staff at Graceland decorate the house in

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Review: Viva ELVIS at Aria, Las Vegas

Review: Viva ELVIS at Aria, Las Vegas

Robert September 18, 2011 0

Viva ELVIS is a live show performed by Cirque du Soleil at Aria Resort and Casino.  The show combines the amazing acrobatic artistry of the Cirque with the legendary music of Elvis Presley with his

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Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

Robert September 16, 2011 2

Truly, one of the places I have always been most excited about wanting to visit is the home of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley. Graceland is a huge tourist attraction and

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Review: Viva Las Vegas

Review: Viva Las Vegas

Robert September 9, 2011 0

Director: George Sidney Writer: Sally Benson Starring: Elvis Presley & Ann-Margret 1964. Available on DVD & Blu-Ray Viva Las Vegas is one of the Elvis movies where the story really doesn’t matter. The enjoyment is

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Elvis’s birthplace – Tupelo, Mississippi

Elvis’s birthplace – Tupelo, Mississippi

Robert January 8, 2011 0

76 years ago – January 8th, 1935, Elvis Presley was born in a two room house in the town of Tupelo, Mississippi. Last Christmas I got to visit the birthplace. In 1934, Vernon Presley (Elvis’s

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Elvis’ 75th birthday

Elvis’ 75th birthday

Robert January 8, 2010 0

Seventy-five years ago today, Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. On July 8, 1954, music was forever changed when DJ Dewey Philips played “That’s All Right (Mama)”. Elvis went on to record over

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Robert November 9, 2008 0

This is another one that I’m actually happy with. The reference was a page from an Elvis calendar

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