elvis Presley

New Rock ‘N’ Roll Highway
A segment of U.S Highway 67 in Texaracana, Arkansas, has a new name. One that even I should be able to remember, "Rock 'N' Roll Highway". The legendary highway was the main route, for the roots of rock 'n roll:
Rock `n' Roll pioneers including Elvis Presley, John…
Legendary Songwriter Jerry Leiber Dies
You may not recognize the name, but you know the music he wrote. Jerry Leiber, half of the songwriting team of Leiber and Stoller, died yesterday in Los Angeles. Leiber was 78. Together Leiber and Mike Stoller wrote "Jailhouse Rock", "Hound Dog", "Love Po…
Hungary Names Park After Elvis
Budapest will name a small park after Elvis Presley because he supported Hungary’s anti-Soviet revolution of 1956. Budapest’s mayor says a plot near a bridge will be named in Presley’s honor. In January 1957, Presley sang “Peace in the Valley&Clo…
Photo Exhibit Compares Elvis Presley And Muhammad Ali
Photo by Keystone/Getty ImagesA new photo exhibit explores the parallels between Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali. “Ali and Elvis: American Icons” is running through May 15th at the James A. Michener Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The photos of Presley are unique in th…
Elvis Exhibit Goes To Memphis
An exhibit of Elvis Presley artifacts will start a one-year run at Memphis’s Graceland mansion after drawing crowds in Washington. The Exhibit, “Elvis! His Groundbreaking, Hip-Shaking, Newsmaking Story,” opens today at Graceland.
Elvis Estate’s $5 Million Lawsuit
Elvis Presley Enterprises, which owns a 50% interest in Elvis’ songs, is suing music publisher Chrysalis Music Group, saying they owe $5 million in royalties.
Rescued Miner Helps Celebrate Elvis’ 76th Birthday
Hundreds of Elvis Presley fans, including rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena, gathered Saturday at Graceland to sing “Happy Birthday” on the late rock n’ roll icon’s 76th birthday. Pena, the guest of honor at Elvis’ birthday party, cut into a 4-foot high cake fashioned to look like stacked television…
Elvis Presley’s Comeback Special
This day in music history, December 3rd, 1968, Elvis Presley's famous comeback special aired on NBC. The special relaunched the king to royalty status. Click Read More to see the King in action from the special.