New Elvis Presley “LIVE 1969” CD box set features 11 shows from August 1969 in Las Vegas

Elvis Presley 1969 Live Vegas CD setFirst released in part on the album Elvis In Person At The International Hotel 50 years ago, ELVIS: Live 1969 showcases this incredibly, important phase in Presley’s career in Las Vegas. The limited 11-CD box set will be released August 9. Order here: https://amzn.to/2XvVmzJ

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New Elvis Presley CD to be released: The Best of The ’68 Comeback Special

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A new Elvis Presley album inspired by the upcoming Elvis All-Star Tribute NBC special will be released on February 15, 2019.
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This two-hour special airing Sunday, February 17 at 9 pm, hosted by Blake Shelton, will pay tribute to the ’68 Comeback Special with performances, rare footage, interviews with Priscilla Presley and Steve Binder plus a special appearance by Lisa Marie Presley.

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Watch: Elvis Presley honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

On November 16, 2018, Elvis Presley was honored along with six other distinguished individuals with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the President of the United States.

This prestigious award is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, which may be awarded by the President to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors, said the official White House press release.

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New book, ELVIS AND THE BEATLES, reveals surprising relationship between The King and The Fab Four

ELVIS AND THE BEATLES bookMusic fans know about the historic meeting in 1965 between Elvis Presley and The Beatles. However, most mistakenly believe that was the only connection between the two biggest rock and roll acts of all time.

After that meeting (and even before), there were many positive ways that The Beatles and Elvis Presley connected personally and professionally, and at the very least, had empathy for each other. However, on the surface, it looked like The Beatles and Elvis couldn’t be farther apart.

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Elvis Presley ‘Kid Galahad’ movie locations in Idyllwild, California

In November 1961, Elvis Presley went on location for three weeks in Idyllwild, California to film Kid Galahad. Many filming locations are still recognizable from the movie including the Lodge where the bulk of the filming took place and the surrounding area.

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Review: “The King” movie uses cliché stereotypes of Elvis Presley to make a political statement

 

In one of the first scenes in the indie documentary The King, a voice asks “What is wrong with America?” while showing a closeup of Elvis Presley in the 1970s, who is sitting in the back of a limo being whisked away from his concert.

 

This implication sets the tone for the film. The King tries to use Elvis as a metaphor for all that is wrong with America today, and the decades leading up to this point. However, no matter what your political views are, there is a gross disservice being done to history in regards to Elvis Presley.

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Elvis Presley 50th Anniversary Comeback Special in theaters this August

Elvis Presley’s legendary “’68 Comeback Special,” directed and produced by Steve Binder, will hit the big screen this summer in celebration of its 50th anniversary. The two-day movie event will take place across the globe on August 16, with an encore screening on August 20.

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