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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...

Presley Women Arrive Late For Tribute

Music legend ELVIS PRESLEY's former wife PRISCILLA, daughter LISA MARIE and granddaughter RILEY turned up late for a catwalk show dedicated to his memory. The three generations of Presley women were in Milan,...

Shepherd Revisits Graceland

American entertainer CYBILL SHEPHERD was so overwhelmed by emotion when she took a trip to Graceland to visit the grave of her former lover ELVIS PRESLEY, she has written a song about the experience....

New Musical About John Lennon

A musical about the life of former BEATLE JOHN LENNON is set to open on New York's Broadway next summer (05), in time for the 25th anniversary of his murder. The show, titled LENNON...

Johnny Cash Auction Raises $1.2 Million

Items belonging to late country star JOHNNY CASH raised $1.24 million (GBP692,000) yesterday (14SEP04) on the first day of an auction in New York - 15 times what experts predicted. A custom-made acoustic guitar,...

Beatles Enter UK Hall Of Fame

Rock legends THE BEATLES are the only British entry into the new UK Music Hall of Fame. A panel including former Fab Four producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN also selected ELVIS PRESLEY, BOB MARLEY and...

Sun Records Songwriter Dead

JOHNNY BRAGG, the man who co-wrote classic ballad JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN from his prison cell, has died in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 79. Bragg, who spent a large portion of his life in...

Presley Bans Artificial Scents

LISA MARIE PRESLEY is such a big fan of natural scents, she has banned all forms of air fresheners from being in her presence whenever she performs. The LIGHTS OUT singer, daughter of legendary...

Presley Death Tops Shock Rock Demises

Rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY's demise from a heart failure has been named the most shocking moment in music history. The King was found slumped on the toilet in his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee...

Elvis Announcer Dies

The announcer famed for the phrase "ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING" has died in a car crash en route home from an ELVIS PRESLEY convention in California. AL DVORIN - who was a close...

Elvis Announcer Killed In Car Accident

Rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY's concert announcer AL DVORIN, who made famous the "Elvis has left the building" catchphrase, has died following a car crash. TODD MORGAN, a spokesman at Presley's Graceland home in Memphis,...

Sinatra, Bowie And Dylan Top New Gq Style List

Music legends FRANK SINATRA, DAVID BOWIE and BOB DYLAN have topped a new list of stylist musicians. The well-dressed trio join idols like JIMI HENDRIX, JIM MORRISON, MARVIN GAYE and ELVIS PRESLEY on the...

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