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Elvis' Debut Is The Tops In Polls

ELVIS PRESLEY's arrival at SUN RECORDS to record his first hits has been hailed the 'Most Important Event in Rock History' in a new poll in British rock magazine MOJO. The recording of songs...

Elvis Session 'Changed The World'

The studio session which created ELVIS PRESLEY's debut single has topped a poll of rock'n'roll moments that changed the world. The list, from British music magazine MOJO, places the 5 July 1954 session at...

Elvis Memorabilia Triggers Gun Battle

A collection of guns once owned by legendary rocker ELVIS PRESLEY has sparked a battle between a British museum and the government. Liverpool, England's FINGERPRINTS OF ELVIS museum - home to the largest collection...

Bowie's Embarrassing Elvis Gig

One of DAVID BOWIE's most embarrassing moments was when he went to see ELVIS PRESLEY live. The STAR MAN rocker jetted in to New York to see Elvis perform at MADISON SQUARE GARDEN direct...

Stones Beat Elvis

Old is good in this week's (ends26SEP03) American singles chart - THE ROLLING STONES have knocked ELVIS PRESLEY off the top spot. The British rockers' 1968 classic SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL has debuted at...

Diddy Dresses Up As Frank

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS has realised his ultimate dream - after being immortalised as FRANK SINATRA for an ESQUIRE photo spread. The hip-hop mogul, who has been dubbed 'FRANK' by close pals for his...

Elvis' Police Fun

ELVIS PRESLEY once tried to keep kids from speeding past his GRACELAND mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, by pretending he was a cop and chasing after them. THE KING owned a flashing blue police light...

Lisa Marie Blasts Stage Fright Claims

LISA MARIE PRESLEY has hit out at claims her debut tour this summer (03) was ruined by her stagefright - she was actually battling illness. The daughter of rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY battled with...

Dickinson To Play Basinger's Mum

ANGIE DICKINSON is to play KIM BASINGER's mother in a movie reunion for the brains behind comedy smash MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING. Producers TOM HANKS and RITA WILSON will join forces with director...

Presley's Quiff Wins

King of rock'n'roll ELVIS PRESLEY has triumphed in yet another poll - this time for sporting the greatest hairstyle in music history. His heavily-gelled quiff earned him the most votes in a recent British...

Presley Had Big Movie Talent: Dennis Hopper

ELVIS PRESLEY would have been a great actor if his manager hadn't restricted his movie career to terrible films, according to DENNIS HOPPER. The BLUE VELVET star befriended Elvis when he first made his...

Lost Elvis Track To Be Released

An unknown song by ELVIS PRESLEY has been rediscovered after 40 years and will go on sale. I'M A ROUSTABOUT was originally recorded for THE KING's 1964 movie ROUSTABOUT, but was rejected for being...

Gun-toting Elvis Took Aim At Frank Sinatra

Legendary singer ELVIS PRESLEY used a real gun to shoot his television set when rival crooner FRANK SINATRA appeared on the small screen. And OL' BLUE EYES was not the only famous face to...

Cybill's Passionate Past With California Governor

Former MOONLIGHTING star CYBILL SHEPHERD is throwing her support behind California Governor GRAY DAVIS' campaign to stay in power - because she shares a passionate past with him. The actress - who counts ELVIS...

Oakenfold: I Don't See Rubberneckin' As A Classic

British dance DJ PAUL OAKENFOLD feels totally at peace with his decision to remix ELVIS PRESLEY's track RUBBERNECKIN' - because he sees it as anything but a classic. Oakenfold's new version of the 1970...

Liam Gallagher's Ibiza Ban

OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is the latest celebrity to be blacklisted on party island Ibiza, after offending a dwarf, an ELVIS PRESLEY impersonator and a hippy in a single night. It was reported this...

Mellencamp Lands Graceland Honour

JOHN MELLENCAMP will perform the first online show at ELVIS PRESLEY's Memphis mecca GRACELAND. The rocker was asked to perform a set of classic rock covers, including Elvis' first SUN RECORDS hit THAT'S ALRIGHT,...

Basinger Signs For Elvis Comedy

Actress KIM BASINGER will play a cosmetic saleswoman whose life becomes bizarrely entangled with ELVIS PRESLEY in a new comedy. ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING, which starts filming in the American state of New...

Elvis Goes Under The Hammer

The worldly possessions of rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY will go under the hammer this month (AUG03) - to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the singer's death. Items belonging to the JAILHOUSE ROCK star will...

Sun Studios Becomes Historic Landmark

Legendary rock'n'roll recording Mecca SUN STUDIOS has become the first such place in America to be granted a NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK - just one day after founder SAM PHILLIPS died. The Memphis, Tennessee building...

Elvis Presley Producer Dies

Rock'n'roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY's former producer SAM PHILLIPS has died in Memphis, Tennessee aged 80. Phillips, previously a radio announcer and music talent scout, passed away at the ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL, but no other...

Elvis Presley Birthplace Renovations Going Well

Plans for the $750,000 (GBP468,750) renovation of ELVIS PRESLEY's birthplace are running according to plan. The ELVIS PRESLEY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION is overhauling a small house in Tupelo, Mississippi, where it is believed the BLUE...

Lisa Marie Gives Band Odd Name

LISA MARIE PRESLEY has called her band LMFP - standing for LISA MARIE F***ING PRESLEY. The LIGHTS OUT singer, daughter of legendary rocker ELVIS PRESLEY, says the unconventional name started as a joke....

Oprah Named Number One Pop Culture Icon

OPRAH WINFREY's empire, which includes a hit talk show, TV production company and popular magazine has earned her a new title - as the top Pop Culture Icon. American cable network VH1 counts down...

Elvis' Tooth For $100,000

A tooth and a lock of hair belonging to ELVIS PRESLEY have been put up for auction on internet site EBAY - and the seller wants a staggering $100,000 (GBP62,500). As well as the...

Barry White Dies Aged 58

Legendary soul sensation BARRY WHITE has died of kidney failure at the age of 58, after becoming a father just four weeks ago. The much-loved YOU'RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING crooner -...

Lisa Marie's Jacko Breakdown

Singer LISA MARIE PRESLEY was so distraught after her marriage to MICHAEL JACKSON fell apart, she had a physical and mental breakdown. ELVIS PRESLEY's little girl, currently making her own mark on the music...

Lisa Marie Insists Jacko's Perfectly Normal

LISA MARIE PRESLEY has laughed off all the bizarre rumours surrounding her ex MICHAEL JACKSON, insisting he's quite normal. The upcoming singer, daughter of ELVIS PRESLEY, wed pop's reclusive king in the Dominican Republic...

Elvis Remix Set To Storm British Charts

Late legend of rock'n'roll ELVIS PRESLEY looks set for more chart success after being remixed by British dance DJ PAUL OAKENFOLD. The beatmaster has re-jigged Elvis' 1969 tune RUBBERNECKIN', which was never released in...

Rod Stewart's A Classical Composer

Rock stalwart ROD STEWART is actually a well known classical composer, according to a survey of 1,000 British youngsters. Nearly half of the children polled admitted they couldn't name any classical composers, but a...

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