Browsing: Elvis Presley

A music-crazed British adolescent has been dubbed “King of Rock” as Europe’s best Elvis impersonator. Emilio Santoro of Weston-Super-Mare was introduced to Elvis by his grandparents before going on to win the best Elvis Tribute Act award after hours of studying. Years after making his first impression in a jumpsuit made by his grandmother, a British teen has been crowned the European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion. Emilio Santoro, 19, was introduced to Elvis Presley by his grandparents when he was a toddler, and he quickly picked up his mannerisms after watching hours of videos of him. Emilio, from Weston-super-Mare, Somerset,…

The most bizarre Elvis Presley’sightings’ since his death, from a Home Alone scene to a Mafia theory Elvis Presley, the legendary rock and roll singer, died in 1977, but there have been numerous alleged sightings of him in Hollywood films and photographs over the years. Even though Elvis Presley died in 1977, some people claim to have seen him alive and well – even years after his death. At the age of 42, the legendary singer died of a heart attack on August 16, 1977, at his famed Graceland estate. However, over the years, a number of alleged Elvis sightings…

George Harrison’s Secrets Elvis Presley and the Beatles dealt with pressure in different ways. Secrets of George Harrison Pressure was handled differently by Elvis Presley and the Beatles. While many parallels have been established between Elvis Presley and The Beatles, George Harrison argues that the Beatles dealt with stress differently than the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. He also speculated whether Beatles fans hoped for the band’s demise in the same manner that Elvis Presley did. In recent years, Tom Jones revealed what Elvis planned to accomplish with The Beatles on stage. According to George Harrison, Elvis Presley’s death was…

Elvis Presley‘s Graceland estate attracts over half a million visitors each year. The stately residence is a mecca for Presley fans worldwide. While touring the home fans can see how Presley lived, view his private plane the Lisa Marie, and his gravesite. Graceland is also where Elvis was found dead in his bathroom in Aug. 1977. The room where Presley died is off-limits to fans. What is the real reason visitors cannot see the space? Elvis Presley fans can tour many areas of Graceland Tours of Graceland Mansion include many areas of the estate where fans can see how Presley…

Paul Simon felt he couldn’t compete with Elvis Presley’s rendition of this Simon and Garfunkel song. When Elvis Presley recorded one of Simon & Garfunkel’s songs, Paul Simon had a passionate reaction. Simon despised Simon & Garfunkel’s version of the song as a result. Despite this, the original track appeared to be preferred by the audience than Elvis’ cover. Why didn’t Art Garfunkel sing on one of Simon & Garfunkel’s most recognized songs? In 1972, Jon Landau of Rolling Stone interviewed Simon. Simon reflected on Simon & Garfunkel in retrospect. He revealed that the couple didn’t always collaborate on their…

There were few places on Earth that Elvis Presley could be himself. One of the most significant places was his home, Graceland, in Memphis, Tennessee. The outside world constantly wanted a piece of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, but inside the confines of Graceland, Elvis was safe. He was even safer in his restricted rooms on the upper floors that could only be accessed by invitation from Elvis himself. Elvis Presley’s daughter Lisa-Marie didn’t touch his upstairs rooms after he died Ginger Alden, Elvis’s girlfriend, told Closer Weekly that Elvis used to wear a jeweled robe while he played…

Why a Friend of Elvis Presley Disapproved of His Cover of Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” Over the course of his career, Elvis Presley covered a number of songs, including Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline.” Marty Lacker, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s pal, stated why he chose to cover the song during an interview. For a very specific reason, Lacker said he was disappointed in Elvis’ “Sweet Caroline.” After these renowned studio sessions, Marty Lacker thought Elvis Presley had lost his mind. Elvis Presley’s companion, confidant, and employee, according to Goldmine. He was present at American Sound Studios in January/February 1969,…