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What I Learned From Elvis Presley: An Appreciation

What I Learned From Elvis Presley: An Appreciation

As a kid in the ’60s, Elvis Presley’s hit-making era was dim and distant. Blame the Beatles. Blame Oswald. Blame television. But it was true.

Top 40 Moments in Rock and Roll: Part Truth, Part Legend, Part Complete Nonsense

Top 40 Moments in Rock and Roll: Part Truth, Part Legend, Part Complete Nonsense

JC Mosquito counts down the most memorable moments in rock and roll history.

Elvis Presley helped spark the Beatles’ ‘Love’: ‘I’d been getting a little bit jealous’

Elvis Presley helped spark the Beatles’ ‘Love’: ‘I’d been getting a little bit jealous’

Paul McCartney admits to “getting a little bit jealous” over a hit Elvis Presley remix from the early 2000s. A few years later, the Beatles’ ‘Love’ debuted.

Odd Couples: Elvis Presley’s Having Fun Onstage vs. Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music

Odd Couples: Elvis Presley’s Having Fun Onstage vs. Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music

When mashed, these two albums can cause hearing loss, insanity and/or death.

Odd Couples: Elvis Presley’s “Hound Dog” vs. Olivia Newton-John’s “You’re the One That I Want”

Odd Couples: Elvis Presley’s “Hound Dog” vs. Olivia Newton-John’s “You’re the One That I Want”

This could be a rock history rewrite in the making.

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Reissue and Live): The Band, Otis Redding, Beach Boys, ELO, Jethro Tull

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Reissue and Live): The Band, Otis Redding, Beach Boys, ELO, Jethro Tull

The Band is revealed in all of its muscular, almost (but never completely) out-of-control on-stage glory — bolstered, in a meeting of musical worlds, by these stabbing horn charts from Allen Toussaint.

Books: Elvis Music FAQ, by Mike Eder (2013)

Books: Elvis Music FAQ, by Mike Eder (2013)

It goes without saying Elvis Presley changed the world — which is why, six decades on, his presence and influence remain as visible as the sun in the sky.

Elvis Presley – Elvis at Stax (2013)

So much for the long-held notion that Elvis Presley had simply thrown away his own gifts by the 1970s. In fact, these soul-soaked sessions at Memphis’ legendary Stax Studios show an artist still deeply committed

The Friday Morning Listen: Cat Power – What Would The Community Think (1996)

I saw a comment yesterday…somebody wondering what was going on with all of the “new” love for John Denver. My response was that I never had any in the first place, but that didn’t lead me to indulging in Denver-bashing

Initial Memphis Hall of Fame class includes Al Green, B.B. King, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding

Initial Memphis Hall of Fame class includes Al Green, B.B. King, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding

That there wasn’t one already seems unfathomable. Now that the Memphis Music Hall of Fame has been created, however, its inaugural class can assembled with a snap resembling the legendary hometown Stax Records logo.

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