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The Courier Mail
My fights with Elvis and AliBefore your first fight with Muhammad Ali in Las Vegas, Elvis Presley gave him
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Before your first fight with Muhammad Ali in Las Vegas, Elvis Presley gave him a magnificent bejewelled robe. Did you ask Elvis if he had one for you? The robe Elvis gave Ali had the words ``Peoples Choice'' spelt out in gemstones on the back. It... Read more
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The Forward
Why The Nashville Music Scene Is More Jewish Than You Thinkvenue that honors the legendary tailor. Cohn then used his stitching skills to
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
venue that honors the legendary tailor. Cohn then used his stitching skills to make one-of-a-kind suits for stars from Johnny Cash to Elvis Presley. Cohn converted to Christianity in the 1960s. But his roots as an immigrant and a Jew were... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Why Johnny Cash mattersA few thousand people will gather in Dyess, a dot-on-the-map Arkansas Delta tow
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A few thousand people will gather in Dyess, a dot-on-the-map Arkansas Delta town, and celebrate Johnny Cash from Thursday through Saturday afternoon. The endless Delta land, usually broken only by tree lines and its silence ended by the chug of farm... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Dwight yoakam: The Honky Tonk man's best cover songslike "Heartaches by the Numbers," and hardcore weepers, like "The Grand Tour."
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
like "Heartaches by the Numbers," and hardcore weepers, like "The Grand Tour." He's done iconic songs in the Elvis Presley catalog from two different eras: the Doc Pomus-penned "Little Sister" and "Suspicious Minds," by Houston native Mark... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Dwight yoakam: The Honky Tonk man's best cover songslike "Heartaches by the Numbers," and hardcore weepers, like "The Grand Tour."
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
like "Heartaches by the Numbers," and hardcore weepers, like "The Grand Tour." He's done iconic songs in the Elvis Presley catalog from two different eras: the Doc Pomus-penned "Little Sister" and "Suspicious Minds," by Houston native Mark... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Two ‘Kings’ in Chilliwack as Elvis-tribute concert tour takes flightthis time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned “Vegas” vers
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
this time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned “Vegas” version of the King. Both are award-winning Presley impersonators, and hooking up for the A Tribute to Elvis in Concert is something they try to do as often as... Read more
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The Current
Remembering Tom Petty: A musician, a rebel, and a legendin sports and other activities as a kid, he found music to be his calling as he
The Current / Posted 8 days ago
in sports and other activities as a kid, he found music to be his calling as he grew up. At the age of ten, he met Elvis Presley on a movie set and instantly became a fan. He traded in his Wham-O slingshot for a stack of Elvis 45’s. But there was... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Swinging to the groove of Rockabillya recording studio opened by rock-and-roll pioneer Sam Phillips in 1950 known a
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
a recording studio opened by rock-and-roll pioneer Sam Phillips in 1950 known as the birthplace of rock & roll. Artists Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Charlie Feathers, Ray Harris, Warren Smith, Charlie Rich, and Jerry... Read more
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Variety
Concert Review: Gillian Welch Transfixes Vinyl-Fanatic Crowd at the Orpheumeasily fathomable pleasures, too. These showed up in the multiple encores in th
Variety / Posted 11 days ago
easily fathomable pleasures, too. These showed up in the multiple encores in the form of covers, of “I’ll Fly Away” and the Johnny Cash/June Carter standard “Jackson.” Even the featured album’s mortality lament “Six White Horses” became good fun as... Read more
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Philly.com
Who is Sister Rosetta Tharpe? The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee is buried here in Phillyas “the Godmother of Rock and Roll” due to her influence on early rock musician
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
as “the Godmother of Rock and Roll” due to her influence on early rock musicians like Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, and Jerry Lee Lewis. By most accounts Tharpe was born Rosetta Nubin in 1915 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas to mother... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Great Italian Festival brings family-friendly fun to Renoa double-header commencing Friday with the Broadway show “Million Dollar Quarte
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
a double-header commencing Friday with the Broadway show “Million Dollar Quartet,” recreating the 1956 gathering of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash at Sun Records in Memphis (8 p.m.; $33-$252; grandsierraresort.com).... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Bon Jovi, Radiohead among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nomineesone of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not b
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
one of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not been there as a model and inspiration, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and other rock originators would have had different careers. No one... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Bon Jovi, Radiohead among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nomineesone of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not b
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
one of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not been there as a model and inspiration, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and other rock originators would have had different careers. No one... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Bon Jovi, Radiohead among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nomineesone of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not b
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 days ago
one of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not been there as a model and inspiration, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and other rock originators would have had different careers. No one... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Bon Jovi, Radiohead among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nomineesone of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not b
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 days ago
one of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not been there as a model and inspiration, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and other rock originators would have had different careers. No one... Read more
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11 News Houston
Bon Jovi, Radiohead among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nomineesone of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not b
11 News Houston / Posted 11 days ago
one of the essential figures in the history of rock and roll. If she had not been there as a model and inspiration, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and other rock originators would have had different careers. No one... Read more
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Houston Today
Legion fall dancesold. If you missed out there legion will also be hosting Steve Hills, who sing
Houston Today / Posted 12 days ago
sold. If you missed out there legion will also be hosting Steve Hills, who sings songs from the voices of legends including Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Garth Brookes and more. Get your tickets at Mike’s Audio Video Unlimited or at the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Coming Thursday in Entertainment "One Night in Memphis" featuring the musical talents of Elvis Presley, Carl P
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
"One Night in Memphis" featuring the musical talents of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash will be brought to life in a Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center's Cultural Arts Series... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Why losing Tom Petty feels like losing a piece of ourselves“Breakdown,” both of which showcased his ability to synthesize the music of his
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
“Breakdown,” both of which showcased his ability to synthesize the music of his influences — from Little Richard to Elvis Presley to the Beatles to Johnny Cash — in original material as catchy as it was emotionally legible. “She was an American... Read more
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heraldscotland
Obituary - Tom Petty, singer-songwriterhis life’s abiding interest aged 11 after an uncle, who was working on the set
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
his life’s abiding interest aged 11 after an uncle, who was working on the set of a film shoot, took him to meet Elvis Presley. He took up the guitar straight away. One of his first teachers was Don Felder, who then worked in a local music... Read more
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CBS News
Tom Petty biographer reflects on "great American songwriter"see him out at the parties. But people knocked on his door. I mean, this is a g
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
see him out at the parties. But people knocked on his door. I mean, this is a guy when he was very young he met Elvis Presley but then he's asked to join a band with a Beatle and Bob Dylan. He worked with Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins. The... Read more
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cmt.com
Rock Icon Tom Petty Has Died at 6620, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida, he was only 11 years old when he determined t
cmt.com / Posted 13 days ago
20, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida, he was only 11 years old when he determined to make a life in music after meeting Elvis Presley on the set of Follow That Dream. Subsequently seeing the Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan Show reinforced his... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Tom Petty was the quintessential American rock star“Breakdown,” both of which showcased his ability to synthesize the music of his
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
“Breakdown,” both of which showcased his ability to synthesize the music of his influences — from Little Richard to Elvis Presley to the Beatles to Johnny Cash — in original material as catchy as it was emotionally legible. “She was an American... Read more
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Boston Herald
UPDATE: Tom Petty reportedly clinging to life1950, in Gainesville, Fla. A poor student, he caught the rock 'n' roll bug afte
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
1950, in Gainesville, Fla. A poor student, he caught the rock 'n' roll bug after he was introduced by his uncle to Elvis Presley, who was shooting the picture "Follow That Dream" on location in nearby Ocala. Like many other boyish rock aspirants,... Read more
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Newsmax
Legendary Rocker Tom Petty Reported 'Clinging to Life'1950, in Gainesville, Fla. A poor student, he caught the rock 'n' roll bug afte
Newsmax / Posted 14 days ago
1950, in Gainesville, Fla. A poor student, he caught the rock 'n' roll bug after he was introduced by his uncle to Elvis Presley, who was shooting the picture "Follow That Dream" on location in nearby Ocala. Like many other boyish rock aspirants,... Read more
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Variety
Tom Petty Dead at 661950, in Gainesville, Fla. A poor student, he caught the rock ‘n’ roll bug afte
Variety / Posted 14 days ago
1950, in Gainesville, Fla. A poor student, he caught the rock ‘n’ roll bug after he was introduced by his uncle to Elvis Presley, who was shooting the picture “Follow That Dream” on location in nearby Ocala. Like many other boyish rock aspirants,... Read more
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BC Local News
Two ‘Kings’ in Surrey as Elvis-tribute concert tour takes flight (with videothis time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned "Vegas" vers
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
this time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned "Vegas" version of the King. Both are award-winning Presley impersonators, and hooking up for the "A Tribute to Elvis in Concert" is something they try to do as often as... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Two ‘Kings’ in Surrey as Elvis-tribute concert tour takes flight (with video)this time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned “Vegas” vers
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
this time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned “Vegas” version of the King. Both are award-winning Presley impersonators, and hooking up for the “A Tribute to Elvis in Concert” is something they try to do as often as... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Two ‘Kings’ in Surrey as Elvis-tribute concert tour takes flight (with video)this time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned “Vegas” vers
Peace Arch News / Posted 14 days ago
this time with the U.K.-based Chris Connor as the jumpsuit-adorned “Vegas” version of the King. Both are award-winning Presley impersonators, and hooking up for the “A Tribute to Elvis in Concert” is something they try to do as often as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Country trio Midland bring traditional country back to radionow. Wystrach: My parents are much older. I was a 40-year-old mistake. I grew
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
now. Wystrach: My parents are much older. I was a 40-year-old mistake. I grew up with a lot of very old country. Hank Sr. Johnny Horton. Roger Miller. Elvis Presley. My dad's side was much more about Stax — Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Sam... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Country trio Midland bring traditional country back to radionow. Wystrach: My parents are much older. I was a 40-year-old mistake. I grew
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
now. Wystrach: My parents are much older. I was a 40-year-old mistake. I grew up with a lot of very old country. Hank Sr. Johnny Horton. Roger Miller. Elvis Presley. My dad's side was much more about Stax - Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Sam... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Country trio Midland bring traditional country back to radionow. Wystrach: My parents are much older. I was a 40-year-old mistake. I grew
The Middletown Press / Posted 14 days ago
now. Wystrach: My parents are much older. I was a 40-year-old mistake. I grew up with a lot of very old country. Hank Sr. Johnny Horton. Roger Miller. Elvis Presley. My dad's side was much more about Stax — Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Sam... Read more
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TribLIVE
These are the most popular wedding songs in America - and the ones your state lovesMraz 9. "Better Together" by Jack Johnson 10. "Everything" by Michael Bublé
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Mraz 9. "Better Together" by Jack Johnson 10. "Everything" by Michael Bublé 12. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley But more informative is which song is the most uniquely popular in each state. Here's how we get that bit of info:... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
2012 Theater Reviewsplay, the first to be staged in its new Black Box Theatre. Through gloom and da
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
play, the first to be staged in its new Black Box Theatre. Through gloom and darkness, among... Imagine putting Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash on stage together and letting them cut loose in song. What else would... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Depot Days celebration takes place in Newportwas home for dozens of roadhouses and nightclubs that hosted early shows by roc
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 17 days ago
was home for dozens of roadhouses and nightclubs that hosted early shows by rock pioneers. Music legends like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Sonny Burgess all frequented venues along the Rock N' Roll... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Review: Paramount Theatre presents electrifying version of 'Million Dollar Quartet'Broadway Series opener "Million Dollar Quartet" stars, from left, Gavin Rohrer
Daily Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Broadway Series opener "Million Dollar Quartet" stars, from left, Gavin Rohrer as Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Scott Sheets as Johnny Cash, Kavan Hashemian as Elvis Presley and Adam Wesley Brown as Carl Perkins. The show will run through Oct. 29 at the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Country band Flatlanders blossomed after first album was snubbed in 1970sout the old stuff that I liked like a lot of other people did.” When Gilmore w
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
out the old stuff that I liked like a lot of other people did.” When Gilmore was about 12, his dad took him to an Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash concert in Lubbock. “That had a profound effect on me,” said Gilmore. “Around that same time I... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Musical opens Sudbury Theatre seasonMillion Dollar Quartet captures famous jam session On Dec. 4, 1956, Elvis Pres
The Sudbury Star / Posted 21 days ago
Million Dollar Quartet captures famous jam session On Dec. 4, 1956, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis walked into a Memphis recording studio. It is regarded as the greatest jam session in recording history by many in the... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Here we go, rocking into the month of Octobermusic. “One Night in Memphis” is the number one official tribute to legendary
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
music. “One Night in Memphis” is the number one official tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. The show features former cast members of the Broadway smash, “Million Dollar... Read more
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FOX Business
Some Companies Have Growth Stories -- and Some Don'tArlington, Virginia, he writes: "Guys, for your bonus episode, you had mentione
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
Arlington, Virginia, he writes: "Guys, for your bonus episode, you had mentioned a story in the Washington Post about Elvis Presley. Dying at the age of 42 meant Elvis missed out on a potential comeback later in his career in the same way that... Read more
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FOX Business
Some Companies Have Growth Stories -- and Some Don'tArlington, Virginia, he writes: "Guys, for your bonus episode, you had mentione
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
Arlington, Virginia, he writes: "Guys, for your bonus episode, you had mentioned a story in the Washington Post about Elvis Presley. Dying at the age of 42 meant Elvis missed out on a potential comeback later in his career in the same way that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Robert Kardashian did not want daughter Kim to marry a black manhad suddenly fallen head over heels for Shawn Chapman Holley, the African-Ameri
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
had suddenly fallen head over heels for Shawn Chapman Holley, the African-American attorney who was assisting lead attorney Johnny Cochran in O.J.'s race-card defense. She was a member of his prestigious Los Angeles firm, the Law Offices of Johnnie... Read more
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Daily Mail
Good genes? How catwalks are suddenly full of celebrity offspringEnglish graduate from Manchester University, Bella Yentob (pictured) has her si
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
English graduate from Manchester University, Bella Yentob (pictured) has her sights set on becoming a poet Parents: Actor Johnny Depp, 54, and French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, 44, who had a 14-year relationship that ended in 2012. She... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Review: Paramount Theatre presents electrifying version of 'Million Dollar Quartet'Broadway Series opener "Million Dollar Quartet" stars, from left, Gavin Rohrer
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
Broadway Series opener "Million Dollar Quartet" stars, from left, Gavin Rohrer as Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Scott Sheets as Johnny Cash, Kavan Hashemian as Elvis Presley and Adam Wesley Brown as Carl Perkins. The show will run through Oct. 29 at the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Paramount’s 'Million Dollar Quartet' transcends the genre“Million Dollar Quartet” celebrates the historic night when Elvis Presley, John
Northwest Herald / Posted 26 days ago
“Million Dollar Quartet” celebrates the historic night when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together in a recording studio at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee. After brief runs in Daytona Beach and Seattle, the show... Read more
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Billboard
The 100 Greatest Jock Jams of All Time"...'Coz I got friends in lowww places/ Where the whiskey drowns, and the bee-e
Billboard / Posted 26 days ago
"...'Coz I got friends in lowww places/ Where the whiskey drowns, and the bee-eer chases/ My blues away..." 81. ELVIS PRESLEY VS. JUNKIE XL, "A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION" (2002) What It Is: A big beat remix of a previously minor Elvis single,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rock ‘n’ roll thrills fill theater with ‘Million Dollar Quartet’doesn’t even list piano-playing as a skill in his program bio), Greg Zema is mo
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
doesn’t even list piano-playing as a skill in his program bio), Greg Zema is most successful at creating the persona of his Johnny Cash character. Wearing all black and with a boyish John Travolta grin, Zema also has a voice that sounds a lot like... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Women revisit ’50s for birthday 49lunch at Carmen’s restaurant today. Lawrie and Shelley Minson entertained with
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 27 days ago
lunch at Carmen’s restaurant today. Lawrie and Shelley Minson entertained with songs from the era, including Elvis Presley, Hank Williams, Johnny O’Keefe and Patsy Cline tunes. Shelley Minson, as well-known for her vintage look as her... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
On a bigger stage, 'Million Dollar Quartet' is still a blastMutrux’s book. Escott and Mutrux take artistic liberties with what actually hap
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Mutrux’s book. Escott and Mutrux take artistic liberties with what actually happened Dec. 4, 1956 — the night that Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis all got together for an impromptu jam/recording session. (The events... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Return engagement for Elvis Fest2018. The three-day event will be back at the Greg Frewin Theatre April 20 to
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 28 days ago
2018. The three-day event will be back at the Greg Frewin Theatre April 20 to 22 for another competition licensed by Elvis Presley Enterprises, the Graceland entity which manages the icon’s assets, music and copyright. It officially sanctions just... Read more
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