Tag: 1980s

Black Velvet Elvis

Alannah Miles had a boyfriend. He was riding on a bus. But it was not just any bus. This was a bus filled with good people. They were Elvis fans. Christopher Ward became inspired to write a song about this experience. It was August 1987 and they were […]

Grandpa Arthur’s Green Beans

Our grandfather, Bassett Arthur was a cook in the Navy Seabees primarily in the Philippines during World War II. After the war he remained a chef and cook at restaurants in Brady and Abilene, Texas. A trip to Abilene always included an opportunity to watch (and help the […]

Best Elvis Tribute Artists Revealed

The first Elvis Presley impersonators first appeared right after Elvis was beginning his career. Even in the 1950s, Johnny Cash would perform an imitation of his fellow Sun Studio alumnus during his shows. After his death on August 16, 1977, the number of impersonators across the globe exploded […]