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Elvis box relives 1956.

By Bruce Sylvester  1956 marked turning points for young Elvis Presley.  On January 10 — two days after he turned 21 — he left his Memphis home for Nashville for his initial RCA Victor recording session (Victor having purchased his …

Crossing Paths: When Elvis met The Beatles Part 1

In 1960, Elvis Presley was an international star; The Beatles were unknown outside of their native Liverpool. But by the end the year, The Beatles were firmly on the way to becoming stars themselves. And though the only face-to-face meeting between Elvis and The Beatles, at Presley’s Los Angeles home on Aug. 27, 1965, was to be their most notable interaction, the two legendary acts also crossed paths in various other ways over the years.