By 1970, Elvis Presley had revived his music career with record breaking live concerts in Las Vegas. Colonel Tom Parker booked Elvis at Houston Rodeo for more shattered attendance records in the Astrodome. Fueled with enthusiasm playing to live audiences and free from Hollywood movie contracts, Elvis wanted […]
The first celebrity tour bus I ever saw was outside the Municipal Auditorium in San Antonio. Virginia Grimmett, a dear family friend, pointed it out: “Look Jackie, it’s Claude Kings and Don Gibson’s bus,” she gestured. “I think Minnie Pearl might be in there too.” As a 7 […]
Most of the 1960s kept Elvis Presley busy making movies in Hollywood and on location in Florida, Arizona, Washington and elsewhere. Here are 20 rare photos from that decade.
Elvis Presley served in the United States Army from 1958-1960. Sworn in at Ft. Chaffee, Arkansas, his basic training was at Fort Hood, near Killeen, Texas. He was stationed in Germany. Here are 20 rare photos you may have never seen of Private Elvis Presley. Click here for […]
Here’s a collection of photos taken of Elvis Presley prior to and during the beginning of his career in the 1950s.
Raised in San Antonio, Texas Jack Dennis’ early experiences were as a newspaper reporter and private investigator. With a Texas State University bachelor’s degree, Jack studied journalism and won numerous awards, including Investigative Reporter of 1976 from Rocky Mountain Press Association. Jack has interviewed Elvis Presley, Clint Eastwood, […]