Articles tagged elvis

For Ol’ Times Sake: An Interview with Norbert Putnam About Elvis

He played bass with Elvis & Ray Charles. Produced everyone from Joan Baez to Jimmy Buffett. Norbert Putnam is a living legend, and with the release of the deluxe edition of Elvis at Stax, Putnam shares tons of stories with PopMatters, all of them gems.

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Chris Isaak: Beyond the Sun

Chris Isaak makes a pilgrimage to Sun Studio to record the songs of his heroes. The music-loving world smiles.

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‘Elvis 75th Birthday Collection’ Still Has Fans All Shook Up

Sometimes you watch Elvis movies for the songs or for the sheer cinematic presence of the man himself. Sometimes you actually watch an Elvis movie for the story. In this package, both reasons for watching are fulfilled.

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9 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Rags to Riches: The Fangirl Phenomena

Take a quick look at fangirl history and you will realize that fangirls’ devotion has “made” some of the most significant players in pop culture history. Fangirls are one of the primary drivers in popular media and today they are more empowered than ever before.

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17 Aug 2009 // 8:50 AM

To understand Elvis, you have to know the music before him. Hot jazz — so vibrant and affirming in the ‘20s and early ‘30s — had mellowed

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Elvis Presley : From Elvis in Memphis: Legacy Edition

Hot on the heels of the phenomenal success of his so called "'68 Comeback Special", Elvis Presley made one of the smartest moves of his career by returning to Memphis to record an album.

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9 Apr 2008 // 3:20 AM

Note to Mariah Carey devotees: Stop the boasting. The news of Carey surpassing the King in No. 1 pop singles broke last week, when the diva’

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Alèmayèhu Eshèté: Éthiopiques 22

The way he uses his voice sometimes suggests that Elvis would have sounded better in Amharic.

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

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"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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