Elvis Presley

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Andy Griffith widow to raze his home

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear down the house where he lived for many years on the North Carolina waterfront, upsetting friends who had hoped it would be preserved as a museum or Graceland-type estate.

03/20/2013

Elvis Presley (AP Photo)

Vegas-related exhibit opening at Elvis’ Graceland

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A new exhibit opening at Graceland showcases Elvis Presley’s strong connection to Las Vegas, where he performed and vacationed.

03/05/2013

Bret Lewis

Our national past time

And the best thing about baseball getting underway again? Wacky baseball injuries.

03/01/2013

Elvis Presley

Cake-cutting, new exhibit mark Elvis’ birthday

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley fans from as far as Japan and Brazil gathered Tuesday in Memphis to sing “Happy Birthday” to the late rock ‘n’ roll icon on the day he would have turned 78.

01/08/2013

Utah school recasts musical with sexy Elvis songs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A parent who was “All Shook Up” about Elvis Presley songs in a high-school drama prompted educators to cancel the musical as too sexual. However, school administrators in reversed their decision a day later.

01/03/2013

Porter starts music mentorship program in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Memphis will now be the home of a national program deploying music industry veterans to mentor young and up-and-coming musicians. David Porter, the songwriter who co-wrote such classics as “Soul Man” […]

10/24/2012

Elvis' Beverly Hills estate up for sale

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The Beverly Hills home where the late Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla once lived is up for sale. The house hit the market Wednesday for $12.9 million, according to real […]

10/12/2012

Lil Wayne tops Elvis Presley's Billboard record

NEW YORK (AP) – Lil Wayne is not only making rap history, he’s making rock `n roll history: the rapper has surpassed Elvis Presley as the male with the most entries on Billboard’s Hot 100 […]

09/27/2012

Kauai celebrates "Blue Hawaii"

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) – The Kauai Visitors Bureau is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Elvis Presley movie, “Blue Hawaii.” The movie will be screened and an Elvis Presley tribute artist will perform at a […]

09/26/2012

Nominees named for Pop Hall of Fame coming to Pa.

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) – The American Pop Music Hall of Fame won’t be open until next summer, but the first round of nominees to be inducted into the western Pennsylvania-based hall has been announced. The […]

09/17/2012

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