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Ledger In Top Posthumous Earnings List

27th January 2009

Late actor HEATH LEDGER has joined ELVIS PRESLEY and JOHN LENNON on a list of celebrities who earned more after their death than when they were alive. The Brokeback Mountain star died aged 28 from an...

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Metallica Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

15th January 2009

Rock legends Metallica and guitar great Jeff Beck are among the new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The metal four-piece - who have sold more than 90 million albums - will be...

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Presley's 'Miracle' Twins Share Bond With Elvis

14th January 2009

LISA MARIE PRESLEY's newborn twins share a bond with their late grandfather ELVIS - the king of rock was a twin too. The 40-year-old was particularly emotional when she discovered she was expecting two babies...

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The Things They Say 10704

8th January 2009

"When ELVIS expresses himself vocally, there's a lot of moisture around and sharing a microphone with him can be challenging, and when he sings 'My aim is true...' he is right." Rocker STING on performing...

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Graceland In Partymode For Elvis' Birthday

8th January 2009

ELVIS PRESLEY fans have flocked to the late rocker's former Graceland home for a party to celebrate what would have been his 74th birthday, hosted by his ex-wife PRISCILLA. The milestone is marked each year...

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The Things They Say 10632

31st December 2008

"Our version (of the Cleopatra story) will be like an Elvis musical in 3D. It's a total rock 'n' roll, 1966 aesthetic - like Viva Las Vegas meets Tommy." Director STEVEN SODERBERGH plans to channel...

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Elvis Records Duets With Millions

20th December 2008

Rock and roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY is singing new duets from beyond the grave - with millions of fans who can log online to record a track with the late King. New WebSite SingWithTheKing.com allows...

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Perry And Presley Among Favourite 'Lullabies'

15th December 2008

ELVIS PRESLEY, GUNS N' ROSES, and KATY PERRY are enough to send you to sleep - they've topped a poll of "alternative lullabies". The survey reveals modern parents prefer to sing their babies to sleep...

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Cruise Stuns Leno With Elvis Impersonation

12th December 2008

TOM CRUISE has added another embarrassing U.S. chatshow stunt to his repertoire - after he performed an impromptu ELVIS PRESLEY impression on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO. The actor, who famously stunned fans in...

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Fascinating Fact 6491

4th December 2008

Country music singer MARTINA MCBRIDE revived the memory of rock and roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY on Wednesday (03Dec08) when she sang alongside a 1968 video of the star performing holiday tune BLUE CHRISTMAS on U.S....

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Bass Tips Spears For World-beating Comeback

3rd December 2008

Former 'N SYNC singer LANCE BASS is convinced BRITNEY SPEARS can outdo ELVIS PRESLEY - by staging "the biggest comeback of all time". The Toxic hitmaker's career looked to be in freefall after a tumultuous...

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Wham!'S Last Christmas Named As Most Played Christmas Hit

29th November 2008

Last Christmas, a 1984 Christmas number one for Wham!, is the most played seasonal song of the last five years, it has been confirmed.According to the Performing Rights Society (PRS), the body responsible for collecting...

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Presley Stunned Jones With Shower Song

21st November 2008

Rock n' roll king ELVIS PRESLEY was once so keen to share his song ideas with pal TOM JONES, he joined him in the bathroom as the Welsh crooner was taking a shower. The late...

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Presley Still Rockin' From Beyond The Grave

29th October 2008

Rock 'n' roll king ELVIS PRESLEY has topped a poll of the highest-earning dead celebrities for the second consecutive year with earnings of $52 million (GBP33 million). The legendary singer died in 1977 - but...

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Elvis Presley's Pizza Workout

28th October 2008

King of Rock ELVIS PRESLEY 'worked out' by eating pizza, motionless on an exercise bike. The legendary singer piled on the pounds towards the end of his career, through compulsive eating and overuse of prescription...

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Mcbride To Spread Blue Christmas At Graceland

24th October 2008

Covering ELVIS PRESLEY's most famous festive tune has helped MARTINA MCBRIDE land the honour of switching the Christmas lights on at the King's Memphis, Tennessee home Graceland. MCBride is among the country stars who have...

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Fascinating Fact 6170

15th October 2008

Swedish rock guitarist YNGWIE MALMSTEEN has joined the likes of CARLOS SANTANA, ERIC CLAPTON and ELVIS PRESLEY in Hollywood's RockWalk after being inducted into the hall of fame on Monday (13Oct08)....

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Lisa Marie Presley Gives Birth To Twin Girls

12th October 2008

Lisa Marie Presley has given birth to twin baby girls, her publicist has announced.The 40-year-old, Elvis Presley's only child, gave birth to the twins by caesarean section on October 7th."Babies and mom are happy and...

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Divorcee Fights To Prove She's Elvis' Sister

2nd October 2008

ELVIS PRESLEY's estate has been hit with a new bombshell - a 46-year-old Texan woman insists she's the late rocker's sister. Eliza Alice Presley claims to have the DNA tests that prove she's Vernon Presley's...

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The Things They Say 9607

23rd September 2008

"Now and again I get a shock of realisation that I'm standing on the same stage that he stood on; that I'm dressing in the same dressing room he used. Sometimes I get an irresistible...

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The Things They Say 9581

22nd September 2008

"That to me was like when Matisse turned his back on painting and decided that everything he wanted to say artistically from now on could be said by a few simple shapes cut out of...

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The Things They Say 9542

18th September 2008

"When you first get your royalties, you do stupid things with money. I do own a pair of ELVIS’ headphones. I bought them from (auction house) Sotheby’s, and I don’t know what I was expecting...

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Fascinating Fact 5959

9th September 2008

Avant-garde rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are shortlisted alongside music legends including ELVIS PRESLEY and J.J. CALE in a public vote to decide Oklahoma's official State Rock Song. The band's single Do You Realize is among...

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Fascinating Fact 5937

6th September 2008

ELVIS PRESLEY's application for a concealed-gun permit for the state of California has sold for $81,740 (GBP44,200) at an auction in London. The sale also offered a management contract signed by the BEATLES and BRIAN...

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Fascinating Fact 5900

1st September 2008

Documentation showing ELVIS PRESLEY's fingerprints will go up for sale in the It's More Than Rock and Roll memorabilia auction in London on 4 September (08). The prints appear on Presley's application for a concealed...

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Fascinating Fact 5817

16th August 2008

Thousands of ELVIS PRESLEY fans held a candlelit vigil at the late star's Graceland grave in Memphis, Tennessee, in the early hours of Saturday (16Aug08) to mark the anniversary of the legendary rocker's death. Presley...

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Music Company To Sell Songs For $100 Million?

14th August 2008

ELVIS PRESLEY, QUINCY JONES and the BLACK EYED PEAS' song catalogues will reportedly be part of a multi-million dollar sale of a New York-based music company. Bosses at Cherry Lane Music Publishing are reportedly seeking...

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Fascinating Fact 5808

14th August 2008

Photographs of ELVIS PRESLEY's first appearance on THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW in 1956 are to go on sale. The intimate backstage shots of the late star will be made available to the public at VintageKingPictures.com....

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Elvis And Priscilla Dolls Unveiled

12th August 2008

Rock and roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY and his widow PRISCILLA have been immortalised in a set of dolls created by the maker of BARBIE. The first-ever Elvis and Priscilla Presley dolls have been unveiled by...

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Elvis Suit Sale Is A Record

8th August 2008

A peacock jumpsuit used on stage by ELVIS PRESLEY has sold for $300,000 (GBP150,000) - the highest price ever paid for a piece of The King's memorabilia. The white costume embroidered with blue and gold,...

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