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Mind-Melding Meetings Between Jesters and Kings: Elvis and Nixon, West and Trump
27 Mar 2017 // 10:00 PM
Where Elvis meets Nixon is the narrative of a poor boy smothered by the star-making machinery, Kanye meets Trump is a mixture of bi-polar manic depression, hubris, and misdirected energies.
Rock Pioneer Lloyd Price Has a Couple of Stories to Tell
2 Feb 2016 // 10:00 PM
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and rock pioneer Lloyd Price’s life has been much more interesting than yours or mine, from writing hits with Fats Domino to playing an influential role in the Rumble in the Jungle. Yet Price still has many more yarns to spin even now.
Is 'Glee' the New Elvis, Really?
23 May 2011 // 5:00 PM
There's all this buzz that Glee has passed Elvis Presley for the most Hot 100 hits in history. But does this really put that two-year old show on the same level as the King of Rock 'n' Roll? Really?
Elvis Presley: A Boy From Tupelo
27 Jul 2017 // 2:34 AM
Hearing Elvis try out different sounds and search for the magic reveal how slippery the development of rock into a distinct genre was in the 1950s.
Dead Elvis, Money and Jesus
16 Nov 2016 // 5:15 AM
The very exciting life of the King since his death in 1977.
Counterbalance No. 106: 'Elvis Presley'
9 Nov 2012 // 12:00 AM
The 106th most acclaimed album of all time saw us standing alone, without a dream in our hearts, without a love of our own. Go, cat, go read about the King’s 1956 debut album.
Elvis Is Still Dead: 10 (Mostly) Respectful Cultural Invocations of the King
17 Aug 2011 // 6:00 AM
Elvis was a hero to most... but that's beside the point. He has loomed as large as any other artist during the past few decades. Here are 10 examples of his enduring influence.
Elvis Presley's Pre-RCA Years Are Documented on 'A Boy From Tupelo'
14 Aug 2017 // 6:55 AM
This latest archival release culls every existing professional recording the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll made before he jumped to RCA Records and became a national and international phenomenon in 1956.
A Pop Music Milestone: The Beatles Meet Elvis
4 Aug 2015 // 5:30 AM
The Beatles had longed to meet Elvis Presley, one of their most influential rock and roll muses.