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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 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'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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Presley Is Top Dead Earner

Rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY is still topping rich lists 27 years after his death - he's been named the world's biggest earning dead celebrity. Boosted by the re-release of his 1954 hit...

Parton Recalls Presley Excitement

Country and western legend DOLLY PARTON has penned a tune about her lost musical venture with ELVIS PRESLEY, entitled I DREAMED ABOUT ELVIS. The busty Tennessee-native, 58, was delighted when The King approached her...

Priscilla Presley To Collect Award For Elvis

ELVIS PRESLEY's former wife PRISCILLA is to fly to Britain next month (NOV04) to collect an award honouring her late husband as an all-time great rock 'n' roll musician. Though notoriously camera shy, Priscilla,...

Cbs On The Hunt For Elvis

Bosses at American TV network CBS are on the hunt for ELVIS PRESLEY. Producers are hunting for Presley lookalikes and impersonators to play The King in a new mini-series ELVIS. Network bosses will...

Humperdinck: 'Elvis Stole My Image'

Crooner ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK was so fed up of being mistaken for rock king ELVIS PRESLEY, he shaved off his notorious sideburns. The RELEASE ME singer is furious with his former manager GORDON MILLS for...

Celine's Son Wants To Relive Halloween Role As Elvis

CELINE DION is far from thrilled her son RENE CHARLES wants to dress up as ELVIS PRESLEY for a second year in a row for Halloween (31OCT) - and she blames broadcaster LARRY KING....

Williams Set To Join Esteemed Company

If ROBBIE WILLIAMS' new Greatest Hits album reaches number one today (17OCT04) he will join a small and illustrious group of artists who have achieve six chart-topping albums. Just BOB DYLAN and SIR ELTON...

Radio Station Banned From Using Elvis Track

British radio station VIRGIN has been forced to stop using ELVIS PRESLEY's classic track VIVA LAS VEGAS on an advertisement. The London-based broadcasters changed The King's song to VIVA VIRGIN LAS VEGAS to promote...

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