Is Thomas unbeatable? Elvis Today Blogger takes ET#10, stuns the train

Steve M gave it a good try, but Thomas (Elvis Today) has won Elvis Trivialities yet again. This marks two wins in a row for Thomas.

And the answer is…

Dennis Linde said the following:

“I remember hearing it on the radio for the first time. It’s the kind of thing you can’t describe. It was wonderful. […] It was a kick that an Elvis album was named after my song. The whole thing was just a blur, just one more thing I couldn’t believe and didn’t expect. It was one more fantasy coming true. Of course you’d never expect that.”

Source: Writing For The King: The Stories Of The Songwriters by Ken Sharp, FTD Books, Denmark, 2006.

Burning Love And Hits From His Movies, Volume 2Linde wrote Elvis’ 1972 hit “Burning Love,” which also appeared on the album Burning Love And Hits From His Movies (Volume 2). Elvis went on to record two other Linde compositions, “I Got A Feelin’ In My Body” (1973) and the exquisite “For The Heart” (1976).

Thomas has won an astounding five out of the ten challenges posed to date. In fact, there have only been four winners besides him. Talk about bragging rights. The trivia master maintains his position of honor within The Mystery Train’s Hobo Jungle.

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The Hobo Jungle

  • February 4, 2012: Thomas (Elvis Today) (13:52)
  • February 3, 2012: Thomas (Elvis Today) (2:18)
  • December 21, 2011: Wellsy (2:37)
  • October 31, 2011: Thomas (Elvis Today) (17:32)
  • October 1, 2011: Anton Jeldres Tiselj (Jimmy Cool) (1:01)
  • September 9, 2011: Steve Brogdon (0:17) <— Record time
  • August 6, 2011: Thomas (Elvis Today) (2:26)
  • July 9, 2011: Thomas (Elvis Today) (5:26)
  • June 23, 2011: Fred Wolfe (0:18)
  • June 22, 2011: Troy stumps the train (no winner)

4 thoughts on “Is Thomas unbeatable? Elvis Today Blogger takes ET#10, stuns the train

    • I’m with both of you. Ken Sharp’s Writing For The King is one of only a handful of Elvis references that i consider truly essential. And to think, I only bought it because I really wanted the unreleased live Elvis tracks on it! My only complaint about the book is that it really needs an index.

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