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Book review of “Elvis & Ginger”


Ginger Alden’s memoir is clearly meant to be a tribute to Elvis, whom she says she cared for deeply. But it ends up being a highly disturbing portrait of a man who comes across like a spoiled child.

The King’s queens

Dating a music icon is no picnic. For starters, getting alone time as a couple can be next to impossible. “In a way, it was frustrating for me, because there were times I wanted to be alone with my boyfriend, so that could be hard. But it also opened my eyes that maybe marriage to this man would not be so good because his friends are around all the time!” recalls Anita Wood, Elvis Presley’s onetime girlfriend. Photo credit: elvisandanita.com

Elvis Presley left the building nearly 40 years ago, but four of the women who knew Presley well offer their memories of the man behind the movies and music.

Bill Medley speaks soul and inspiration


Bill Medley revisits his relationship with Elvis Presley, defines the difference between a good singer and a great one and ponders the magic of his musical partnership with Bobby Hatfield, his righteous brother from another mother.