Tag: Mississippi

Diehard Fans Will Enjoy New Book of Elvis Presley’s Teenage Fate With Sun Studio

 The recorded voice of Elvis Presley has been has been heard by more people than any other voice in history. More photographs of Elvis have been taken than any other entertainer in history. More articles have been written of Elvis than any entertainer. More books have been written about Elvis than any other entertainer. More…

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How Elvis Became a Guitar Man

Walking into Tupelo Hardware, I wondered how Elvis Presley felt when his mother Gladys took him there for his eleventh birthday, on January 8, 1946. It wasn’t too long after his very first public performance, singing “Old Shep” at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair children’s talent competition the previous October 3rd. Forrest L. Bobo, was working at…

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COVID Beliefs Blown Away For RVers-Campers on Iconic U.S. Travel Roads

We have just returned from a 32-day, 4500 mile roadtrip (June 19-July 21) from the Texas Hill Country through much of the South, Washington D.C. for July 4th, to part of the Midwest and back. Our preconceived ideas from news and the continually changing regulations around COVID-19 were blown away with the reality we experienced. It actually…

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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 traveling to Memphis to attend the 10th…

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