Showing posts from December 19, 2010

Elvis Presley: The best selling solo artist in history

Elvis Presley: The best selling solo artist in history [Paperback] Edward R. Miller-Jones (Author) Product Description Reaching the number of one billion in record sales means only one thing ? music royalty. Indeed - Elvis was and still is the King of rock and roll. It would be hard to overrate Presley's influence on contemporary music ? merging styles, creating trends, working on ground-breaking performances ? all this and then some can be attributed to the King's accomplishments. His legacy lives on in thousands of impersonators, millions of fans and an industry solely devoted to ''all things Elvis''. In order to find out more about Elvis Aaron Presley, his life, work and cultural impact ? read this book. Paperback: 180 pages Publisher: FastBook Publishing (28 Oct 2010) Language English

Niel Diamond Would Like Elvis To Induct Him Into The Rock Hall

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2011 is playing in the key of D. Popmeister Neil Diamond, New Orleans singer-pianist Dr. John and girl-group legend Darlene Love are all on the list, along with shock-rocker Alice Cooper and bohotroubadour Tom Waits. "I'd like Elvis Presley (to induct me), but he's not available," the 69-year-old Diamond joked to QMI shortly after being nominated in the fall. "I think it's great to be recognized." Cooper told Rolling Stone he plans to reunite the surviving members of his '70s band to perform at the official ceremonies in New York City in March. Diamond was quoted saying he will shuffle some dates on his Australian tour to attend. Rockers who might not be in the house include Bon Jovi, Beastie Boys, Donovan, Chic, LL Cool J and Donna Summer. They were also on the ballot -along with late greats such as Laura Nyro, Joe Tex and Chuck Willis -but didn't make the cut. Artists are eligible 25 years after the