Searching for Elvis in 2018

Elvis Presley would have turned 83 today. Elvis is gone, but what is ahead for his fans in 2018? A new HBO presentation, Elvis Presley: The Searcher, will air in the spring. This three-hour documentary will span the majority of Elvis’ career, ending with the 1976 Graceland sessions only months before his death. The Searcher…

Elvis Presley: 40 Best Deep Cuts (Part 4 – The Top 10)

This is Part 4 of a countdown of Elvis Presley’s greatest “deep cuts,” songs that did not appear as singles in the United States during his lifetime. Read Part 3. #10 Walk A Mile In My Shoes [Live] (1970) On Stage – February, 1970 #9 Johnny B. Goode [Live] (1969) From Memphis To Vegas/From Vegas…

Elvis Presley: 40 Best Deep Cuts (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of a countdown of Elvis Presley’s 40 greatest “deep cuts,” songs that did not appear as singles in the United States during his lifetime. Read Part 2. #20 Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (1970) Elvis Country – I’m 10,000 Years Old #19 As Long As I Have You (1958) King Creole…

Only Memories Remain through the Ages

“It’s a long, lonely highway when you’re traveling all alone, And it’s a trail full of teardrops that keep on being cried, And you pass through towns too small to even have a name, But you gotta keep on going on that road to nowhere.” –Adapted from “Long Lonely Highway” by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman;…

Elvis Presley: 40 Best Deep Cuts (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a countdown of Elvis Presley’s 40 best “deep cuts,” recordings that did not appear as singles in the United States during his lifetime. Read Part 1. #30 Stranger In My Own Home Town (1969) From Memphis To Vegas/From Vegas To Memphis #29 So High (1966) How Great Thou Art –…

Elvis Presley: 40 Best Deep Cuts (Part 1)

At Graceland in Memphis, 40 years ago this week, Elvis Presley passed away at the age of 42. In his 23-year career as an entertainer, Elvis released 711 master recordings, 198 of which appeared as single A or B sides – including classic hits like “Suspicious Minds,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Burning Love.” What of those…