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.
A list of top records sold on eBay, January 2016. All formats of records listed.
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.
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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band scores by tinkering with certain tempos and playing longer songs at New Jersey amphitheater show.
Five more years, and Elvis Presley will have been dead for as long as he was alive. That’s seldom an anniversary that the world sits up and pays attention to, but it’s actually on of the most pertinent of them …
As ever, the blues calendar comes with a CD with the songs advertised in the art – this time with 12 bonus tracks, three being B-sides of songs in the ads.
Mike Eldred Trio, “Bossa Nova Baby” By Bruce Sylvester The deeper “The Mike Eldred Trio” (Rip Cat) digs into American roots music, the stronger they sound. Those powerful a cappella harmonies on the opener, “Don’t Go Down There,” have vestiges …
By keeping between-song transitions brief, the adventurous country-rock artist maintains a brisk pace throughout Golden Nugget concert
Apparently, the name of Lisa Marie Presley’s last album, “Now What,” was more than a title; it was an admission that she didn’t know what direction to go in next.