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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...

Elvis Presley Songwriter Roy C. Bennett Dies

With his partner Sid Tepper, Bennett published over 300 songs, including over 40 for Elvis. They also wrote tunes that were recorded by The Beatles, Carl Perkins, Perry Como and Eartha Kitt....

Sam Smith Celebrates Voice Recovery

The Stay With Me hitmaker underwent an operation on his vocal cords in May (15) after he developed a haemorrhage, forcing him to cancel a string of tour dates. The singer...

Michael Eavis Wishes Frank Sinatra And Elvis Had Played Glastonbury

Michael Eavis wishes Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley could come back from the dead to play at Glastonbury.The musical festival's founder has revealed if he could choose any artist from their heyday to play at...

Frank Sinatra's Address Book Sold At Auction

Frank Sinatra's little black book has sold at auction for $8,960.The leather address book of the legendary singer - who died in 1998, aged 82 - read like a who's who of the showbiz world,...

Composer James Last Dies

The musician passed away at his home in Florida surrounded by his family after a "short, severe illness", according to his manager. The nature of his condition was not revealed, but...

Loretta Lynn And Jack White Induct Each Other To Nashville's Walk Of Fame

The frequent collaborators shared the big moment by presenting each other with a sidewalk star in the city's newly-renovated Walk of Fame Park, joining previous honourees including Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton....

Elvis Presley's London Shows Scuppered By Colonel Parker

Elvis Presley's plans to perform in London were derailed by his manager's immigration status.Legendary live promoter Harvey Goldsmith tried for years to bring 'The King of Rock 'n' Roll' across the pond from America to...

George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction

The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half...

George Harrison's Guitar Sells For $490k

A guitar once played by the late Beatles star George Harrison has sold at auction for $490,000. The instrument - which is said to have been played by the musician during the band's heyday -...

Sid Tepper Dies

Sid Tepper, who wrote songs for Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra, has died.The hitmaker, who penned hundreds of hits during his extensive career, including tracks for the two music icons, died of natural causes at...

Elvis Presley's Planes To Remain At Graceland

The Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II, which have been on display at the mansion in Memphis, Tennessee since 1984, were set to be removed at the end of the month (Apr15) after...

Songwriter Sid Tepper Dies

Tepper passed away from natural causes on Friday (24Apr15) at his home in Miami Beach, Florida. Between 1945 and 1970, Tepper created more than 300 songs with his writing partner Roy C....

Jack White Invites Fans To Record Elvis-style Record

The White Stripes star bought the 1953 disc, which Presley recorded at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee at the age of 18, for $300,000 (£187,000) at an auction in January (15). White...

Elvis Presley Jets To Remain In Memphis

The planes, which have been on display at Presley's mansion since the mid-1980s, are set to be removed from the estate's grounds by 26 April (15) after bosses of the attraction ended a...

Priscilla Presley Bans Elvis Impersonators From New Las Vegs Wedding Chapel

Priscilla Presley, who wed the rock icon in Sin City in 1967, is preparing to open the chapel as part of Graceland Presents ELVIS: The Exhibition - The Show - The Experience at...

Songwriter Don Robertson Dies At 92

The Grammy-nominated musician passed away on 16 March (15) at his home in southern California. Robertson penned hits in multiple genres, including early country-pop crossover hits like I Really Don't Want to...

Elvis Presley's Prescription Bottles And Tour Bus Going Up For Sale

Organisers at Julien's Auctions are selling off personal items belonging to the King at their Property From the Life & Career of Elvis Presley sale. Among the artifacts going under the hammer...

Jack White Revealed As Mystery Bidder Who Bought Elvis' First Ever Recording

Rock hero Jack White has bought the first ever record produced by Elvis Presley, it has been revealed. The former White Stripes frontman was unmasked as the mystery internet bidder who parted with $300,000 for...

Jack White To Sell Elvis Presley's Debut Recording

Rocker Jack White is to reissue Elvis Presley's first ever recording after buying the acetate at auction for $300,000 (£187,000).The White Stripes star purchased the 1953 disc, which features Presley performing My Happiness and That's...

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