Tag Archives: Elvis Presley

Tom Jones as pop icon

Tom Jones stays prolific into his '70s. Publicity photo.

Tom Jones released a retrospective album at the same time as his autobiography, and the pop icon is finding out that it’s not unusual to embrace the past.

Elvis fiction makes a comeback

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Two reprints of books that originally came out in 1995 (“That’s All Right, Mama”) and 1984 (“Stark Raving Elvis”) give a cheeky twist to Elvis Presley’s history.

ELVIS PRESLEY “TODAY”

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The release of “Today (Legacy Edition)” contains not only the original 1975 release but a stripped-down “naked” version of that still-pure Presley voice without all the glitz and glamour: No strings, no background choirs or kitchen sink heavy-handed studio trickery.

A Stamp of Approval

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This year the U.S. Postal Service issued a new Elvis Presley tribute stamp. The USPS states that through his music, Elvis ‘helped break down social barriers.’ This writer ponders Elvis’ contribution.