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Elvis Presley

Today’s Celebrities Could Learn Much From Elvis Presley About Politics and Stardom

Elvis Presley, is arguably the most famous and recognizable entertainer in history. From music, movies and memorabilia his lifetime earnings were $4.3 billion–worth $19 billion today. His earnings since his death on August 16, 1977 far exceed that. Many of today’s celebrities could learn a thing or two from Elvis, especially when it comes to…

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Meeting Willie Nelson

1976 was the Bicentennial of America and it was a big year for me. A journalism major at Southwest Texas State University (SWT), I won statewide in reporting and columnist writing awards for news, entertainment, fine arts and humor. My confidence was high, but being honored as Investigative Reporter of the Year Award at the…

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Sam Phillips Introduced Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Many Others to the World

It was a lifelong dream to visit Sun Records in June 2020. As weird as it sounds, I also wanted to know what the back of it looked like. I’ve seen photos of the iconic and historical building in Memphis, but they were all front facing views. Dodie and I decided to go for it.…

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Elvis Presley Fan Gains World Fame From Miniature Graceland, Sun Studio and Tupelo House

One of the most remarkable Elvis Presley fans of all time is Lida Keijzer from the Netherlands. Born three months before filming and recording at the Burbank Studios in California for Elvis’ television special in June 1968, Lida has been a lifelong and devoted Presley fan. The hour long show debuted in December and is…

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