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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...

Jack White Spends $300,000 On Elvis Recordings

Jack White has splashed out $300,000 on Elvis Presley's first recordings.The 39-year-old musician has been revealed as the highest bidder on the lot at an auction, which took place at the late star's Graceland estate...

Riley Keough Is 'Not Delusional' About Marriage

Riley Keough says she and Ben Smith-Peterson will ''always be close.''The 25-year-old actress married the Australian stuntman in Napa Valley, California last month because it was ''the right thing to do right now,'' but admits...

Elvis Presley Exhibition Is To Open In Las Vegas

A new Elvis Presley exhibition will open in Las Vegas, next month (Apr15).Bosses at Sin City's Westgate Resort & Casino, where Presley performed over 600 shows, will host Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition - The...

Riley Keough Planning Everest Base Camp Trek

Riley Keough wants to trek to Everest Base Camp for her honeymoon.The 25-year-old actress - the granddaughter of Elvis Presley and daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough - married stuntman Ben Smith-Peterson earlier...

Riley Keough Ditched Dog From Weddding

Riley Keough fired her dog from her wedding party.The 25-year-old actress - the granddaughter of Elvis Presley and daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough - and stuntman Ben Smith-Peterson were thrilled to have...

Riley Keough Weds

Riley Keough has got married.The 25-year-old model-and-actress - who is the granddaughter of the late Elvis Presley - tied the knot with stuntman Ben Smith-Peterson in Napa, California yesterday (04.02.15), after just over a year...

Riley Keough Marries - Report

Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough reportedly exchanged vows with her stuntman partner Ben Smith-Petersen on Wednesday (04Feb15).Lisa Marie Presley's actress daughter married Smith-Petersen in a ceremony in Napa, California. US Weekly magazine reports...

Olly Murs Wants Vegas Residency For Nan

Olly Murs dreams of landing a Las Vegas residency for his nan.The 'Wrapped Up' singer has performed across the world but still admits he is desperate to secure a deal in the gambling capital in...

Nick Jonas Doubts Jonas Brothers Reuninion

Nick Jonas can't see himself reuniting with the Jonas Brothers.The 22-year-old star insists he would never say never to getting back together with the band - which was made up of himself and his brothers...

Roger Taylor Calls Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'

Roger Taylor has nicknamed Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'.The 32-year-old singer - who shot to fame after appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - now tours with Queen, and the band's original drummer says the flamboyant...

Elvis Presley's First Record Makes $300,000 In Birthday Auction

Elvis Presley's first record sold for $300,000 (£187,500) as part of an auction to mark his 80th birthday on Thursday (08Jan15).Presley recorded the ballad My Happiness at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee in 1953 when...

Priscilla Presley Celebrates Elvis' 80th Birthday

Priscilla Presley celebrated what would have been Elvis' 80th birthday with an eight-tier cake.The 69-year-old actress - who was married to the 'Jailhouse Rock' hitmaker for six years until their divorce in 1973 - held...

Priscilla & Lisa Marie Presley Greet Fans At Graceland On Elvis' 80th Birthday

Priscilla Presley and her daughter Lisa Marie joined thousands of Elvis Presley fans from around the world at The King's Memphis, Tennessee home on Thursday (08Jan15) to celebrate what would have been the late singer's...

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