Buyers at the recent Gotta Have It! Rock and Roll Pop Culture Auction flipped the equation of Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley being top-earning dead celebrities.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting the Elvis Forever concert live on Sunday from London’s Hyde Park. It is a three-hour event, airing from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. BST (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern in the United States).
The last film done on Elvis Presley during his lifetime, “Elvis On Tour” is an electrifying document of Elvis onstage during the early ‘70s. Jerry Schilling was there to witness it all.
In this Q&A, Darlene Perez, a model and Priscilla Presley tribute artist, discusses attending Elvis Week in Memphis last month as well as other Elvis-related topics.
Whether you heard it on a jukebox, on the radio or at the movies, Elvis’ music left an indelible mark on popular culture. Here are a few of our favorite performances.
Where else but in our Market Watch would you find a picture disc showing Madonna sucking toes competing with a vintage Beatles, for the top spot in the countdown.
The prices that Elvis’ fans are happy to pay for his albums, posters and memorabilia show he’s still alive and well in the collectors’ market.
Elvis may have left the planet, but he’s still finding his way around the online auction circuit just fine, thank you, thank you very much.
Back in 1954, the mighty hand of fate struck down hard on a gangly, 12-year-old, North Memphis youth named Jerry Schilling. It was there on a local football field that he first met a wild hillbilly cat known as Elvis Presley.
It was Aug. 27, 1965. The Beatles were on the eve of playing Balboa Stadium in San Diego. Elvis was in the midst of shooting “Paradise Hawaiian Style in Hollywood.”
That night, between 10 and 11 p.m., John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in limousines at Elvis’ home in Bel Air, and Elvis personally greeted them at the door for what forever after became known as the “summit meeting” of Pop music and Rock and Roll.