Showing posts from December 7, 2010

Sherill Nielsen Needs Our Help!

Felton Jarvis (Elvis’ producer) wrote, “Sherrill was Elvis’ favorite singer. Elvis brought such happiness to so many of us with his music. Sherrill brought such happiness to Elvis with his music. I have spent many, many hours sitting with Elvis at Graceland, on the road, and in recording studios, listening to Sherrill sing for him. I believe this to be some of his happiest times.” It’s not a secret that EP loved the voice of Sherrill Nielsen. During a Las Vegas show, Elvis introduced him as “the greatest tenor in gospel music.” In Elvis’ final years, Sherrill became an integral part of his music both on stage and in the recording studio. For instance, you can hear Sherrill singing harmony with Elvis on “Blue Spanish Eyes,” “Help Me” and the high falsetto ending on “Unchained Melody.” Sherrill is well known to fans for singing “O Solo Mio” as an intro to “It’s Now Or Never” during Elvis’ concerts, and for the unusual “Softly, As I Leave You,” where Sherrill sings and Elvis recites the

No Handicapped Seating For Elvis In Concert @ Radio City?

Image has exclusively learned that as of now there is no handicapped seating for Elvis In Concert at Radio City Music Hall for the February 15th show early next year. Calls to Radio City have resulted in they say they will call the promoter and come back with an answer. When I hear more, I will update this news story. UPDATE: The handicapped seating issue has been resolved.

Rockabilly: The Twang Heard Around The World

Rockabilly: The Twang Heard 'Round the World: The Illustrated History by Michael Dregni, Contribution by Greil Marcus ,Contribution by Peter Guralnick , Contribution by Luc Sante, Foreword by Sonny Burgess. This item will be available on May 15, 2011. Product Description It was the twang heard 'round the world: Rockabilly was born out of country, bluegrass, jazz, and the blues in the 1950s, becoming rock ’n’ roll and ruling the world. Here’s the story of Elvis Presley’s first Sun records that inspired all. And here’s Carl Perkins, Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and many more rockabillies from the golden years of 1955–1959, in a book chock full of photos, collectible memorabilia, movie posters, rare records, fashion, and rebel lifestyle. Includes contributions from noted music journalists Greil Marcus, Peter Guralnick, Luc Sante, Robert Gordon, and more. The story continues today, with a rockabilly revival that began with stars, such

Elvis Fan Clubs Special Xmas CD Arrived Yesterday!

Elvis Presley Fan Club CD & Letter From Priscilla & Lisa Marie Yesterday in the mail came the Elvis Presley Fan Club CD and special note from Priscilla & Lisa Marie. I have added their message here for all the fans to see. It's an upbeat and appreciative message! No doubt, Priscilla wrote it herself! Dear Friends, This has been a great year to be a fan of Elvis Presley! The launch of Viva Elvisnby Cirque du Soleil, the new Elvis exhibit at The Newsuem in Wahington, the celebration of "Elvis On Tour", and the recent release of Viva Elvis - The Album have been just a few ways fans around the world have celebrated Elvis' life and legacy. 2011 is certain to be another amazing year. As you know, it is the 55th anniversary of Elvis' first RCA single, first album, first movie and first television appearances. From the new exhibits at Graceland and on to special movie and music releases, there will be many ways for you to celebrate this speci