Review: Elvis Presley’s first girlfriend, Dixie Locke, shares her personal love story with Elvis in new book

In May 2021, over 65 years after she dated Elvis Presley, Dixie Locke Emmons finally published her personal account of her one-and-a-half year relationship with Elvis. Considered Presley’s first “serious” girlfriend, Emmons started dating Elvis in January 1954. She was three years younger than Elvis when she dated the future King of Rock and Roll. 

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Top 10 Elvis Presley Christmas Gift Ideas for Elvis Fans

Here’s my list for the Top 10 best Elvis Presley holiday gifts for 2020 including new releases and also essential items for your collection:

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Interview about Elvis Presley’s monumental album, “From Elvis in Memphis”, with author Eric Wolfson

Guest contributor, David Hopper of 360°Sound, spoke with Eric Wolfson, author of the new 33 1/3 book on Elvis Presley’s 1969 album From Elvis in Memphis (out now on Bloomsbury Academic). Hot on the heels of the ’68 Comeback Special, Elvis returned to Memphis to record there for the first time since his Sun records in the mid-‘50s. The sessions took place at American Sound Studio under the direction of producer Chips Moman. Backed by the ace house band The Memphis Boys, Elvis cut four Top 20 hits, “In The Ghetto,” “Suspicious Minds,” “Don’t Cry Daddy” and “Kentucky Rain.”

360°: You’re a longtime Elvis fanatic. Please start by telling us a little about your Elvis fandom and what led you to writing this book.

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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 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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5 things I learned about Elvis Presley from Linda Thompson’s new book

bk-lindathompsonAlthough the Elvis Presley section in Linda Thompson’s new book only takes up about one-third of the pages (170 to be exact), this personal memoir is still a must-have for die-hard Elvis Presley fans. Linda Thompson, who was not only Elvis Presley’s girlfriend for 4-1/2 years but also the ex-wife of Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn), recounts some of the most notorious stories about Elvis in her new book called A Little Thing Called Life: From Elvis’s Graceland to Bruce Jenner’s Caitlyn & Songs in Between.

Linda was there when Elvis shot the TV out when he was watching singer Robert Goulet on screen. Linda recounts “It’s not that Elvis didn’t like Robert Goulet or his singing. It was just his particular mood on this particular night; he was not in the mood to hear Goulet’s voice.”

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Elvis Presley’s ex, Linda Thompson, to release memoir August 23

Linda Thompson, former girlfriend of Elvis Presley and ex-wife of Bruce Jenner, now Caitlyn, is writing her personal memoir called A Little Thing Called Life: From Elvis’s Graceland to Bruce Jenner’s Caitlyn & Songs in Between. Linda, a former Miss Tennessee and successful pop songwriter, is scheduled to release the book on August 23.

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