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The Jordanaires Star Solomon King Dies

ELVIS PRESLEY's celebrated backing vocalist SOLOMON KING has died from cancer at the age of 73. King played in Presley's legendary band THE JORDANAIRES and shot to fame in 1967, when his solo hit...

Elvis Is Britain's 1000th Number One

Rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY made music history in Britain today (16JAN05), achieving the UK's 1000th number one single. A re-release of the late rocker's 1959 hit ONE NIGHT soared straight to the...

Elvis Lived With Secret Lover For Three Years

ELVIS PRESLEY's alleged secret girlfriend has shocked the late rocker's fans by describing the three years she spent at his Graceland home during their passionate love affair. SHERRY WILLIAMS claims she began her romance...

Presley Passes 50 Million In Time For Birthday Celebrations

ELVIS PRESLEY had a 70th birthday celebration to remember from beyond the grave after passing the 50 million singles mark in America. The dead rocker's 1954 single GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT was certified gold to...

Birthday Boy Elvis Scores Number One

Late rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY got a posthumous birthday treat today (09JAN05) - a number one single. The King clocked his 19th number one hit in the British charts with the re-release...

Presley To Top Charts Again

Rock 'n' roll king ELVIS PRESLEY is poised to score his 19th number one single in Britain on Sunday (09DEC04) - 27 years after his death. The re-release of his legendary tune JAILHOUSE ROCK...

Travolta Sings Again On New Movie Soundtrack

JOHN TRAVOLTA is showing off his vocal skills again on the soundtrack for his new film A LOVE SONG FOR BOBBY LONG. The movie star, who enjoyed chart success in the 1970s after wowing...

Presley's Quiff Tops Style Poll

ELVIS PRESLEY's legendary quiff has been voted the most iconic hairstyle of all time. The late music icon's crop beat BOB MARLEY's dreadlocks and THE BEATLES' fringed hairstyles to top the poll by...

Chili Peppers Make Top 100

The phenomenal success of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' last album has propelled them into a list of the 100 most successful artists of all time. The California rockers join illustrious company - ELVIS...

Ben Hur + Jailhouse Rock Added To American Library

BEN HUR, ELVIS PRESLEY's JAILHOUSE ROCK, the original NUTTY PROFESSOR and films teaching children to "duck and cover" during the Cold War between Russia and America are being added to America's NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY....

Presley's Guitarist Garland Dies

ELVIS PRESLEY's one-time guitarist, HANK GARLAND, has died in Florida of a staph infection, aged 74. Garland was a revered studio musician who played the opening notes on PATSY CLINE's I FALL TO PIECES....

Presley Water Sold Online

Sips of water taken from a cup ELVIS PRESLEY drank from during a 1977 show has sold at an online auction for $455 (GBP239.50). Elvis fan WADE JONES was just 13 when he watched...

Presley To Score Record-breaking Chart Topper?

Late legend ELVIS PRESLEY is tipped to score a British number one in the New Year (05) - which would land him the prestigious 1,000th top spot in the single chart's history. JAILHOUSE ROCK...

Bono Loves America

Irish rocker BONO has always enjoyed a rich love affair with America, because he finds the country a cultural inspiration. The U2 singer gets angry when he hears other musicians complaining about having to...

Madonna Voted Worst Rock-star Actor Of All Time

MADONNA's often-criticised movie career has landed her a new title - as the Worst Rock-Star Actor of All Time. While the Michigan native has enjoyed phenomenal success as a pop superstar, Madonna's efforts on...

Rhys-meyers To Play Elvis

Irish actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has landed his biggest role to date - as legendary rocker ELVIS PRESLEY. The Dublin native, who has appeared in such films as BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM and ALEXANDER, beat...

Presley's 70th Birthday Bread Homage

The 70th anniversary of ELVIS PRESLEY's birth (08JAN05) is to be commemorated with a limited edition bread loaf featuring his likeness. Bakers KINGSMILL have crafted special bread tins to recreate the famous LOVE ME...

Dean Is Coolest Icon

Fifties screen legend JAMES DEAN has been voted the coolest icon of all time. The REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE star topped a poll of 2,000 men commissioned by Glenfiddich Whiskey. ELVIS PRESLEY came...

Quaid Lands Colonel Tom Role

Actor RANDY QUAID is to play ELVIS PRESLEY's mentor COLONEL TOM PARKER in a new TV miniseries about the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Quaid is the first name to sign up for the...

Wyman's All-star Jam

[Former ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN is enrolling his celebrity pals to create an all-star band and record a tribute to ELVIS PRESLEY's guitarist SCOTTY MOORE. The (SI SI) JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR hitmaker has...

Hendrix Wins Best Cover Of All Time Title

Music legend JIMI HENDRIX's version of BOB DYLAN's hit ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER has been named the best ever song cover. Music critics at British newspaper the DAILY TELEGRAPH said the song qualified as...

Beatles More Popular Than Elvis At Auction

THE BEATLES have triumphed over rival rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY at an American auction - suits worn by the Fab Four sold but the King's lot failed to attract big enough bids....

Presley Early Recordings To Go Under Hammer

Late music legend ELVIS PRESLEY's earliest recordings are going under the hammer on Sunday (28NOV04) at a Los Angeles auction. The RCA tapes, dating from September 1956 to September 1957, will be on sale...

Lennon Voted Number One Icon

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been voted the Greatest Music Star Of All Time by a British music magazine. Lennon - who was murdered by deranged fan MARK CHAPMAN in New York in 1981...

Peter Fonda Slaps Clothing Company With Lawsuit

EASY RIDER star PETER FONDA has sued a clothing company for more than $123,000 (GBP68,300), in a battle over a licensing agreement on apparel bearing his image. California-based DRAGONFLY CLOTHING INC was due to...

Woody Harrelson Channels Elvis

Actor WOODY HARRELSON overcame his fear of dancing in public yesterday (15NOV04), when he impersonated ELVIS PRESLEY on ELLEN DeGENERES' chat show. Harrelson, who reluctantly danced with SALMA HAYEK in his new movie AFTER...

Madonna, Elvis And Williams Inducted To UK Hall Of Fame

Superstar MADONNA, pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS and late rocker ELVIS PRESLEY were among the superstars inducted into the UK MUSIC HALL OF FAME last night (11NOV04). The MATERIAL GIRL and 'The King' joined U2,...

Lewis Praises Martin's Daughter For Tell-all Book

Comic JERRY LEWIS has praised his former partner DEAN MARTIN's daughter for telling the truth in her new book - and revealing the late crooner was a terrible father. DEANA MARTIN has come under...

Presley Had Two Things On His Mind

Rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY once slept with an American food critic, before asking her to make him a fried sandwich on her way out the door. GAEL GREENE met the HEARTBREAK HOTEL...

Newton Honoured In Las Vegas

Cabaret star WAYNE NEWTON has become the first celebrity to light up Las Vegas' new Walk of Stars. Las Vegas Boulevard South is set to mirror the Walk of Fame in Hollywood as cabaret...

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