Released on May 1, 1972, Simon’s debut album’s chart success confirmed the fact that Simon was fully capable of succeeding on his own.
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.
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.
Presley finally returned to American on Jan. 20, and the size of his entourage had diminished. Both the musicians and Moman had been put off by the number of Presley’s friends and associates at the first sessions, whose presence seemed to be more of a distraction to Presley.
In the interest of research, I kick-started my holidays by sampling the latest in Elvis beverages, All Shook Up California Champagne, vinted and bottled by Graceland Cellars in Woodbridge, Calif. What else is new in the land of Elvis?
What’s new in the wonderful world of Elvis? Get the scoop on new album projects, a book and a brand-new bubbly from Elvis expert Gillian Gaar.