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Tv Producer Recalls Thrill Of Elvis Presley '68 Special

Steve Binder was in charge of the legendary '68 Comeback Special, which rejuvenated Elvis' career after a slump in popularity in the mid-1960s as The Beatles and other hit British groups became huge...

Tom Jones: 'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Snub Puzzles Me'

The Welshman's first big hit was 1964's It's Not Unusual, and over the following decades he has topped the charts with songs like What's New Pussycat?, Green, Green Grass of Home and Delilah.The 75-year-old also...

Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name

Superfan Henrik Knudsen opened Graceland Randers in 2011 after having the venue built as a larger replica of the late legend's famous Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee, but estate executors for the rock...

Elvis Presley Crooned Song To Tom Jones During Awkward Shower Meeting

The two rockers became friends in the mid-1960s after a meeting in Los Angeles, and when Presley heard a song he thought was perfect for the Welshman, he insisted on visiting him in...

Adele And Elvis Presley Hold Tight On Top Of UK Charts

There’s no change at the top of the UK album and singles chart this week, as Elvis Presley and Adele continue to hold on to the number one spots respectively. Adele is celebrating her third...

Elvis Presley Keeps Little Mix And Ellie Goulding Off The Top Of U.k. Charts

The King landed his 12th U.K. number one last week (06Nov15) with If I Can Dream, a collection of his classics featuring orchestral reworkings by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and he's kept Little...

Elvis Presley Is Still Breaking Chart Records Nearly 40 Years After His Death

Elvis Presley has topped the UK album chart, 38 years after his death with If I Can Dream. The album is a collection of some of The King’s most famous songs given an orchestral reworking...

Elvis Presley Back On Top Of The U.k. Charts 38 Years After His Death

If I Can Dream, a collection of Elvis songs reworked by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, has shot to the top of the countdown with the second-best opening week sales of 2015. Thrilled...

Elvis Presley Insurance Paper To Go On Sale

Elvis famously never performed a concert outside North America despite his immense popularity abroad, a decision many put down to his Dutch-born manager Colonel Tom Parker not being able to leave the U.S....

Elvis' Songwriter Mac Davis Honoured At Bmi Country Awards

The musician, famed for penning Elvis classics In the Ghetto and A Little Less Conversation, was presented with the BMI Icon prize for his five decade-long career at a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee...

Priscilla Presley Reveals Ex Husband Elvis Was A 'Germophobe'

Priscilla Presley has revealed that her former husband Elvis was a bit of a germophobe, who used to carry his own set of cutlery. Appearing on ITV’s 'Jonathan Ross Show', the 70 year old also...

Tom Jones Wants To Be A Hollywood Actor

Tom Jones wants to be a movie star.The 'Not Unusual' crooner turned 75 this year - but he has no plans to retire anytime soon as he's set out plans to appear on the big...

Tom Jones, Elvis & Frank Sinatra Considered Las Vegas Hotel Venture

The Welshman has revealed Sinatra approached him about launching a major new venue, called Tiger Bay, in Sin City. He tells BANG Showbiz, "Frank Sinatra asked me if I would be interested...

Tom Jones Almost Opened A Vegas Hotel With Sinatra And Presley

Tom Jones ''came close'' to opening a hotel in Las Vegas with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.The 75-year-old singer revealed that 'New York, New York' crooner Frank approached him about setting up their own establishment...

Trisha Yearwood To Light Up Graceland This Christmas

Yearwood, a lifelong fan of the King, will also perform at the free lighting ceremony. She tells WENN, "I love Elvis, always have. I've visited Graceland many times, but never at Christmas....

Mickey Rooney 'Had Affair With' Elizabeth Taylor

Mickey Rooney had an affair with Dame Elizabeth Taylor when she was just 14 years old, a new book has claimed.The late actor was reportedly caught in the throes of passion with his 'National Velvet'...

Priscilla Presley Vows Not To 'Compromise' Elvis

Priscilla Presley has vowed never to ''compromise'' Elvis' voice.The 70-year-old actress - who was married to the star from 1967 to 1973 - insists she would never take advantage of the late singer's legacy so...

Priscilla Presley's 'Horrendous' 70s

Priscilla Presley thinks being 70 is ''horrendous''.The 'Naked Gun' actress - who was previously married to the late Elvis Presley - ''appreciates'' reaching the milestone but doesn't feel her age and hates being reminded of...

Elvis Presley's Gold Piano Up For Auction

The grand piano was adorned with 24-carat gold leaf by the rock icon's wife Priscilla as a wedding anniversary gift in 1968. It has been on display at the Country Music Hall...

Sir Tom Jones: Modern Music 'S**T'

Sir Tom Jones thinks modern music is ''s**t''.The 'Delilah' hitmaker is unimpressed with the current crop of musical talent and believes he would have no problem becoming a star if he was just starting out...

Elvis Presley's Ring To Fetch $40,000 At Auction

The 14 carat gold piece, emblazoned with a Russian crest, originally belonged to the Love Me Tender singer's father Vernon, who passed it on to his son. The rock and roll superstar...

Elvis Presley Uneasy In Hollywood

Elvis Presley didn't feel ''comfortable'' in Hollywood.The 'Can't Help Falling in Love' hitmaker spent a lot of time in Los Angeles for the sake of his career, but was always reluctant to have wife Priscilla...

Robbie Williams Praises Adam Lambert

Robbie Williams thinks Adam Lambert is ''beautiful''.The 'Rock DJ' hitmaker has gushed about the 33-year-old singer for his handsome looks and singing talent, which he compared to that of Elvis Presley.He said: ''On the TV...

Elvis Presley's Gun Sells For $96,000

The sale at the singer's estate in Memphis, Tennessee was held during Elvis Week, which commemorates the Heartbreak Hotel hitmaker's death on 16 August, 1977. Among the 160 items up for grabs...

Elvis Presley Lands Second Stamp Honour

The Jailhouse Rock star, who died in 1977, will be honoured by the U.S. Postal Service on a new decorative stamp which makes him the first entertainer to land two of the tributes....

Elvis Presley's Private Nurse Releases Memoir

Letetia Henley Kirk has written a tome titled Taking Care of Elvis - Memories with Elvis as His Private Nurse and Friend, which is a collection of short stories as well as never-before-seen...

Jerry Lee Lewis Still Defiant Over Child Bride

The rock 'n' roll icon went from hero to zero in 1958 when the British media exposed his marriage to his 13-year-old cousin Myra during his first tour of the U.K. as he...

Elvis Presley To Be Paired With Orchestra For 80th Birthday

The King of Rock 'n' Roll's voice is to be featured in a new collaboration with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra which reworks his hits with a classical twist. The record, titled If...

Michael Buble To Duet With Elvis On New Lp

Michael Buble will duet with Elvis Presley on a new album.The 39-year-old crooner will team up with the late musical icon on a new greatest hits collection on which some of the 'Jailhouse Rock' hitmaker's...

Elvis Presley Memorabilia To Be Sold On Ebay

A host of goods belonging to the iconic rocker will go under the hammer at the star's Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee during Elvis Week 2015, but fans who cannot attend in person...

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