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June 01st 2012
WORLDS BEST ELVIS MAG OUT NOW - The Worlds best Elvis
magazine is out now. 'Elvis: The Man And His Music' #96.

New York '72 Revisited - the last major press conference
Michael A. Hoey Interview
Massive CD review section
Mary and Ginger Holladay Interview
Book reviews

Treat yourself to a subscription, you cannot go wrong -
See More Info
June 01st 2012
A REAL ETA - I've always made my feelings known on
what makes an IMP an IMP and an ETA an ETA, now here
we have a great example of a true 100% pure ETA

'Elvis Unleaded' is a new album by the 'Mike Eldred Trio'
and Eldred likes to remember Elvis Presley when he and
his band blast out scorching licks that hint at the evolution
of rock guitar.

That's the Elvis the Mike Eldred Trio focused on for their
just-released album
"Elvis Unleaded," 20 songs many of
them arguably given short shrift in today's plethora of Elvis
impersonation and tribute shows.

Eldred, does not impersonate Elvis, there's no jumpsuits
or gold-lame outfits or anything IMP like...He and his band
mates John Bazz and Jerry Angel - pay tribute to the King
by performing classic hits such as
"Burning Love" and
"Love Me," and add a renewed energy to songs like "Rip It
Up"
and "Bossa Nova Baby" that have gotten lost in the
Elvis impersonation shuffle. (
Official Site)
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June 01st 2012
20 ORIGINAL ALBUMS - Set for an August release is a
new CD box collection from SONY (EU). Housed in what
looks to be a set up along the lines of the Singles box sets
from 2005 and 2007.

There's no other information at this time but the albums to
be housed in the box are:

Elvis Presley (56), Elvis Country (71), Elvis For Everyone! (65)
Elvis Is Back (60), Elvis Now (72), Elvis (73), From Elvis In
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Memphis (69), From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee (76), Good Times (64),
Love Letters From Elvis Presley (71), Moody Blue (77), Pot Luck (62), Promised Land (75),
Raised On Rock (73), Something For Everybody (61), Today (75), Welcome To My World (77),
Aloha From Hawaii (73), On Stage (70), That's The Way It Is (71).

There you go, the 20 albums, although why the box has pictures of the sleeves from the
soundtrack albums G.I. Blues, Frankie & Johnny, Viva Las Vegas (no album during his life),
He Touched Me, Back In Memphis. The estimated retail price will be around the £50 mark?
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June 02nd 2012
THE ELVIS REQUEST SHOW NOW ONLINE -  The Latest Edition of the Elvis
Requests Shows [show #939] is now online. The show is available to download until 8am
[UK Time] on the 08th June 2012

Join Lee & Joe as they bring you 3 hours of requests and news and play all the songs you
love to hear from Elvis and read out your messages and opinions on the goings on in the
Elvis world. Elvis Express Radio is the place where you opinions are heard and shared.

To access and download the show, just click on the Request Show banner to the left or listen
to the 3 hours from 1:00pm on Sunday through Covent Garden Radio.
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June 01st 2012
THE ELVIS EXPERIENCE -  A first of its kind
exhibition outside the US, “The Elvis Experience”
includes over five hundred rare artifacts, documents
and photos, many of which have never left the vaults or
exhibit areas of Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis.

Among the items that will be shipped from Graceland is
his
his signature white suit featured in the closing number of his 1968 television special now
referred to as “The ’68 Special.” One of the most recognizable items traveling from Memphis
to Brazil is one of the American Eagle jumpsuits Elvis used for the 1973 “Aloha from Hawaii”
television special, the world’s first LIVE televised satellite concert.

“Elvis has always maintained a broad international appeal and it is no surprise that there are
thousands of fans across South America and Brazil who continue to embrace his rich
legacy,” commented Priscilla Presley, former wife of the late music icon. “Lisa and I are
happy to be able to share some of these special items that mean so much to us, as they did
to Elvis, and loan them for public display in a country where Elvis is so well-loved.”

To watch a video showing the amazing building that will hold the exhibit,
just click here
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June 02nd 2012
BILLBOARD LATEST STATS -  E.E.R's Sony/Stats man Brian Quinn sends us the very
latest Elvis sales and chart shakers from across that rather large pond. The following info
appeared on the Billboard Catalog Album Charts (w/e 9th June, 2012):

'Elvis: The Very Best Of Love' selling some 1,634 copies.
Total sales to date:
270,370 copies.

'An Afternoon In The Garden' selling some 1,605 copies.
Total sales to date:
469,206 copies.

'Heart And Soul' selling some 1,543 copies.
Total sales to date:
560,080 copies.

'Elvis Rock' (Compilation) selling some 969 copies.
Total sales to date:
168,302 copies.

'Elvis Christmas' selling some 14 copies.
Total sales to date:
599,502 copies.
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June 01st 2012
DUETS, DRAMA & MORE -  CKx, which will change its name to Core Media Group, has
big plans in store for Elvis Presley: an upgrade of the Graceland museum is in the works, as
well as a possible drama series based on the singer's early life.

Core is also in talks with Sony about a potential duets album, which would pair contemporary
singers with Presley in much the same way that past duets albums have done with Frank
Sinatra.

A subsequent tour may see singers performing alongside an Elvis hologram.
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June 01st 2012
REQUEST SHOW DELAY -  DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL,
TODAYS SHOW WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL SATURDAY 2nd JUNE.

THE REQUEST SHOW WILL BE RECORDED TOMORROW AND ONLINE FROM AROUND
6pm UK TIME.
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June 01st 2012
WALK A MILE DELAY -  The upcoming book, 'Walk A Mile In My Shoes' by Arjan Deelen,
author of the excellent,
'Caught In A Trap' from 2000. The book was due for a May release but
js delayed a due to Arjan getting hold extra 40 pages making 180 pages in total.

We will bring your more details as and when we get news.  
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June 02nd 2012
NEW PROMO VINYL -  After the disappointing previous release from 'Its Elvis Time'
switching from the advertised RCA Victor promo label and cover to the 'I.E.T.' name, this new
version of the 45 RPM promo of 'Like A Baby' c/w 'Make Me Know It' hits the spot.

This time RCA Victor is where it should be, the vinyl is now Blue (first issue Red) and this
limited collectors item has only a very small run of 250 copies (first issue was 500).

It's a really great looking release and my copy seems to have an error with both sides having
the same A side 'Like A Baby' white promo label. Is this a one of a kind error?

If you want to grab yourself a copy of this cool looking record (click on Blue record to Enlarge)
then get on over to
GRAB yourself a copy TODAY, don't delay.

Thank you to David Troedson (elvis.co.au)
June 04th 2012
SAVE THE CHISCA -  Redevelopment of the
Chisca is a vital connection from Beale St to the
South Main area.

Putting this property back on the tax roles at a market
value will add to the City's tax base, jobs will be
created, sales tax will be create more City income. It
is a win win situation (
more about this campaign).
Regarding the above - The Official Charts Company have not given a source for their figures.
I doubt that they can or will as most record companies keep such information confidential. I
know Sony does.

Point of sale scans and downloads are only part of the equation. A lot of Elvis' sales records
have been lost in the mists of time e.g. his HMV sales for openers. I have e-mailed them
requesting an official source.
(Thanks to E.E.Rs Brian Quinn)
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June 04th 2012
RARE MSG SLIDES SELL BIG -  Last week E.E.R told you about an auction via ebay for
12 (35mm) slides taken on June 11th 1972, which is one of the rarest shows from the series
of shows to find photos from.

The slides offered were from the original owner and photographer. The film was developed
on June 12th 1972, the day after the concert. Bidding started at a US$2,500.00.

The auction attracted 12 serious bidders and finally sold for an impressive US$4,350.00
What an historic set of photo slides from one of Elvis' most legendary engagements which
broke all records at the garden. I can only hope we get to see these in something like The
Elvis Files soon.
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The Top 12 were:
01 THE BEATLES 21.9m
02 ELVIS PRESLEY 21.6m
03 CLIFF RICHARD 21.5m
04 MADONNA 17.6m
05 MICHAEL JACKSON 15.3m
06 ELTON JOHN 14.8m
07 QUEEN 12.6m
08 ABBA 11.2m
09 DAVID BOWIE 10.6m
10 RIHANNA 10.4m
11 PAUL McCARTNEY 10.2m
12 KYLIE MINOGUE 10.1m
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June 04th 2012
WHO SOLD MORE SINGLES? -  The Official Charts Company today released the Top
Selling Singles Acts of all time in the UK as follows:
June 05th 2012
I'M AN ELVIS FAN BY REQUEST -  At the moment
SONY Music has a new worldwide album project of Elvis'
35th Anniversary of his passing and it's called
"I'm An
Elvis Fan"
and fans are asked to vote for their favourite
songs to be featured on the August release.

So what's
"Elvis By Request - Australian Fan Edition?",
well it's one of the strangest decisions, because Sony
Music Australia are now asking Australian fans to vote for
their favourite Elvis tracks for this album, thus ultimately
risking the sales of one of the albums.

I must admit, the Australian edition looks cool, but the
whole idea makes very little sense because of  the
aforementioned World-Wide release
"I Am An Elvis Fan".
Surely, the two projects will clash and do little to enhance
sales of either titles?

Australians, unlike the global release, can vote out of Elvis'
711 Masters - not just the 87 songs short-listed for the
"I Am An Elvis Fan".

This should make "By Request" a unique and very
different track listing.
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June 06th 2012
RE:GENERATION - On you tube is a new mega-mix of
songs from the new album by Italian mixer 'DJ Spankox'

The 10 newly remixed Elvis songs will be released on his
new remix-album
'Re:Generation'.        

The album, produced by Spankox aka Agostino Carollo
with additional production by Highpass, is due on iTunes
on June 5, 2012 and will released on CD on June 27,
2012.    -   
Check out the mega-mix
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June 06th 2012
VIRTUAL ELVIS IS ON HIS WAY - Digital production company Digital Domain Media
Group
(NYSE: DDMG) announced today that it has signed an exclusive agreement with CORE
Media Group
(formerly CKx) to jointly develop, produce and own a series of “virtual” Elvis
Presley likenesses for a range of entertainment projects – from shows and appearances to
film, TV and multi-platform productions throughout the world.

Digital Domain Media Group, the only company whose employees have received an
Academy Award for creating a completely believable computer-generated (CG) human,
created the CG likeness of Tupac Shakur for Dr. Dre’s recent show at the Coachella Valley
Music Festival. CORE Media Group, a portfolio company of Apollo Global Management LLC,
is the driving force behind such iconic brands as Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, “American
Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance.”

“This is a new and exciting way to bring the magic and music of Elvis Presley to life. His
lifelong fans will be thrilled all over again and new audiences will discover the electric
experience of Elvis the performer,” said Elvis Presley Enterprises President and CEO, Jack
Soden.  “The high level of quality entertainment that both CORE Media Group and Digital
Domain deliver gives us great confidence that these projects will help continue the growth of
Elvis’ rich legacy all over the world.”  Elvis Presley Enterprises is a division of CORE Media
Group.

The companies have already begun work on the virtual Elvis Presley likenesses and will
announce when and where audiences can expect to see the first virtual Elvis performances.

“Elvis is the most iconic, most recognized performer on the planet, and we are thrilled to have
been chosen to bring new performances and original shows where fans can have their own,
new experiences of Elvis,” said Digital Domain Media Group Chairman and CEO John Textor.
“In addition to being a dream project on the creative side, this agreement enables us to
participate in the success of any number of potential virtual Elvis appearances.”

“As we look for new ways to offer audiences our intellectual property across multiple
platforms, this partnership is the perfect fit for CORE Media, and exactly the type of
announcement you can expect to see more of from us,” said CORE Media Group President
Marc Graboff.  “Clearly the team at Digital Domain is at the leading edge of the virtual
experience arena, and we are anxious to get working on this exciting project.”

With more than 150 albums and singles certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum, Elvis
Presley continues to show the world why he's the King. From Broadway plays and live
entertainment to books, movies, television, music, and concerts, Elvis sightings occur every
day, all over the world. With more than six million fans on Facebook, over 70,000 official app
downloads and more than five million unique visitors annually to Elvis.com, he is also now
the King of Digital.

From Digital Domain’s work on “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” to “TRON: Legacy,”
“X-Men: First Class” to Tupac Shakur, the company has spent a decade and tens of millions
of dollars in perpetual development perfecting its technology, tools, and techniques to create
realistic computer generated humans.
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June 06th 2012
BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT - Monday evening here in the UK, an entertaining concert
took place from the front of Buckingham Palace to celebrate HM The Queen's 60th Jubilee.
Opera singer Alfie Boe performed a rousing version of
'O Sole Mio' and then went straight into
'It's Now Or Never' as a tribute to Elvis.

Alfie Boe is an Elvis fan and in 1994 he was crowned winner at the West London Karaoke
Championship. Boe took first place after what was described as a scorching rendition of
Elvis Presley's
'Suspicious Minds'; the locals in the pub that night hadn't seen or heard
anything quite like it.

Since then he's bagged a few more awards, including among others the Clonter Opera Prize,
the John Christie Award, the Silver Clef for Classical Music, and a Tony. He's proud of them
all......But, as he said, "Elvis is Elvis."

It was a fun performance without poking any fun towards our man and was loved by the
crowd and the royal box also.
Take a look at Alfie Boe's performance
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June 06th 2012
THE NEW TCB SHOW IS NOW ONLINE - This weeks edition of the TCB show is now
online for you to download in your own time for the next 7 days. This week we bring you
songs from the import album 'If You Don't Come Back', which features uncut and alternate
mixes from Elvis' recording sessions at STAX studio's..

This edition is available to download for one week. Simply click on the Elvis TCB Show
banner over on the left.
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June 07th 2012
BY REQUEST UPDATE - I wanted to update readers
on the details of the Australian release 'Elvis By Request'.

I was contacted by David Troedson of the Official Fan Club
and my initial concern that the 'By Request' & 'I'm An Elvis
Fan' albums would clash and cause confusion was wrong
because 'I'm An Elvis Dan' will not be released in Australia.

And as far as I'm concerned, the Australian edition is a
much better deal for the fans:
I'm An Elvis Fan......21 Tracks
Elvis By Request....40 Tracks
Elvis By Request....40 Tracks

AND, if fans in Australia pre-order
'Elvis By Request' 40 track double CD they can receive an
exclusive
'Elvis By Request' Fan Edition Poster with their name included along with other
Australian fans. Beats having to pay for the poster for those of us who want it to go along with
their copy of
'I'm An Elvis Fan'.

Elvis By Request : The Australian Edition CD + Exclusive Fan Edition Poster: This is a very
special 40 track double CD release where Australian Fans vote for their favourite Elvis track
from a listing of
every master track......Oh and the cover looks great too!

If you want to know more (Free poster only for Australian fans) click on banner below.
VOTE FOR... ELVIS HOLOGRAM
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June 08th 2012
MSG SLIDES NO SALE - A few days ago we reported the sale of a set of 12 never before
seen slides developed the day after the concert on June 12th 1972, . Bidding for the unseen
images started at US$2,500.00.

Today, we get a statement from the seller informing us:
"The slides sold for US$4,350.00, but
the winning bidder from Las Vegas has by all accounts pulled out of the deal stating he bid
the wrong amount? The auction really took off in the last 5 minuets ending with a total of 12
bids."
Whatever happens next is between the seller, the final bidder & Ebay, but we are told
the 12 original slides will be making a return so keep 'em peeled.
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June 07th 2012
GRACELAND: 30 YEARS & 18 MILLION LATER - Thirty years ago today, Elvis
Presley’s home was opened to the public and has now become the ultimate rock 'n' roll
pilgrimage for music fans around the world. On June 7, 1982, around 3,000 fans paid the $5
admission fee for the opportunity to be the first to experience the place that the King of Rock
'n' Roll called home.

Before Graceland plaza existed, fans would gather at a staging area across the street and
wait in line for their turn to tour Elvis’ home. During the early years, Elvis' cars and
motorcycles were lined up in the carport and fans would exit the tours through the carport
door. The trophy building consisted of his gold record collection, awards, costumes, gun
collection and several other pieces of memorabilia. The Mansion tour included the living
room, music room, dining room, TV room, pool room, and the trophy building.

Over the past 30 years, Graceland has been visited by fans, music lovers, political leaders,
celebrities and more. Very soon, Graceland will welcome its 18 millionth guest to Elvis’ home
since 1982.

Thank you to those around the world who have visited Graceland to see where Elvis called
home. If you haven’t had a chance to visit us yet, we look forward to welcoming you here at
Graceland soon.
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June 07th 2012
ELVIS HOLOGRAM HEADED FOR TOURS - Long live the King........Elvis Presley, the
legend who helped take rock ‘n’ roll mainstream, is returning to stages - at least in
holographic form.

The “Heartbreak Hotel” singer is being brought back to life courtesy of Digital Domain Media
Group, the same team that created a digital facsimile of Tupac Shakur for Dr. Dre’s recent
show at the Coachella Valley Music Festival.

The digital production company said Wednesday that it has signed an exclusive agreement
with CORE Media Group to jointly develop, produce and own a series of “virtual” Elvis’
likenesses for shows, film, TV and multi-platform productions.

CORE Media Group owns the licensing rights to the Elvis brand, along with those of
Muhammad Ali and “American Idol.”

It is not the first time Elvis has toured posthumously. In 2001, James Burton and other
members of the singer’s 1970s band embarked on a tour that synchronized their playing with
archival footage of Elvis singing.

However, the latest news could be apocalyptic for the thriving Elvis impersonator industry.
Particularly, as the companies said they have already begun work on the virtual Elvis Presley
likenesses.
(Thanks Brian Quinn)
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June 15th 2012
ELVIS SONG HELPS IN MEDICAL TESTS - Even the toughest of hearts might melt at
the sound of Elvis Presley crooning his classic song,
“Love Me Tender.” Now a new study
shows that when people with the genetic disorder Williams syndrome listen to that song or
others, they experience changes in levels of the hormones associated with feelings of love.

One woman with Williams syndrome experienced significantly higher spikes in the
hormones, compared with everyone else in the study; in the experiment, she listened to the
Elvis tune.

The results could help researchers treat people who have this disorder and others that share
some features with Williams syndrome, such as post-traumatic stress disorder and autism,
said study researcher Julie Korenberg, of the University of Utah. The research provides
insight to the relationship between genes and emotions, and links AVP levels to music for
the first time, she said.
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June 15th 2012
GRACELAND THROUGH THE YEARS 1957- 1977 - BOXCAR ENTERPRISES will
officially release its long awaited book
‘ELVIS PRESLEY'S GRACELAND THROUGH THE
YEARS: 1957 – 1977’
 on the 9th of July 2012. This release has a strictly LIMITED EDITION
RELEASE of only 2000 Copies worldwide.

The hardback book measuring 12 x 10 inches and weighs over 3 Kilo’s and is bound with a
hardcover cardboard sleeve slipcase.

It contains 450 pages and includes over 1000 photos many of which are never before
published with informative text (including Graceland’s pre-history before Elvis’ time), original
purchase documents, receipts, blueprints and much much more. It is the most
comprehensive book on Graceland to date covering Elvis’ time at his residence.

For a glimpse at the book and to see the brand new promo trailer
go here
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June 15th 2012
ELVIS AND DION AT THE GARDEN: 40 YEARS ON - New York City was an exciting
place to be for rock ‘n’ roll fans in June 1972, with Dion and the Belmonts coming together for
a highly-anticipated reunion at Madison Square Garden on June 2, and Elvis Presley
performing four sold-out shows at the same venue the following weekend.

Forty years on, Harley Payette takes a look at the legendary gigs and the musical context in
which they took place. (
Read The Article)
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June 14th 2012
ELVIS STATS & SALES FROM BILLBOARD - The following releases appeared on
the Billboard Catalog Album Charts in the U.S. (w/e 16th June, 2012):

'Elvis: The Very Best Of Love' selling some 1,790 copies.
Total sales to date: 272,160 copies.

'An Afternoon In The Garden' selling some 1,643 copies.
Total sales to date: 470,849 copies.

'Heart And Soul' selling some 1,419 copies.
Total sales to date: 561,499 copies.

'Elvis Rock' (Compilation) selling some 1,094 copies.
Total sales to date: 169,396 copies.

'Elvis Country' (Compilation) selling some 1,032 copies.
Total sales to date: 110,843 copies.

'Elvis Inspirational' (Compilation) selling some 1,008 copies.
Total sales to date: 89,153 copies.

'The Essential Elvis Presley' (2CD) selling some 1,007 copies.
Total sales to date: 350,274 copies (minimum).

The last Soundscan figure we have for this album at the end of 2010 was 348,357 copies
sold. It is a double album and therefore under RIAA rules qualifies for double sales - so for
their purposes it has sold 696,714 copies and already been awarded Gold status.

However, it must be remembered we have no record of sales since the end of 2010
(until now) so the total should be considerably higher. One that could be in the frame for a
Platinum Award in the not too distant future.

'Elvis Christmas' selling some 14 copies.
Total sales to date: 599,531 copies.            (Thanks to Brian Quinn)
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June 14th 2012
ASK MARTY -  After some time away, Ask Marty [Lacker] is back to answer four new
questions about his time with and around his friend and our idol, Elvis Presley.

Please remember that while Marty does try to answer your questions honestly and up front,
not every question can be answered in any great detail, but he will always answer to the best
of his memory.

Check out these new additions & read back over past Q&A's by clicking on the ASK MARTY
banner over to the right..
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June 13th 2012
THE NEW TCB SHOW IS NOW ONLINE - This weeks edition of the TCB show is now
online for you to download in your own time for the next 7 days. This week we bring you from
Elvis' concert at
Madison Square Garden, as remastered by Mr R.E.J

This edition is available to download for one week. Simply click on the Elvis TCB Show
banner over on the left.
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June 12th 2012
TOP 10 COUNTDOWN DOWN UNDER -  Elvis.com.au have announced the top 10
songs as voted by Australian fans
so far from the 711 masters they can choose from to be
included on the Elvis By Request album.

Already we can see signs of fan favourite's coming through and that the double album
release will be quite unique.
An American Trilogy did not chart in Australia but is currently in
the No. 1 spot, likewise,
Little Egypt also did not chart and rounds out our sample at No. 10.

Edge Of Reality was a unique Australian hit reaching No. 2 in January 1969 and has so far
been voted as the 4th most popular song.

The 10 most popular songs in Australia
1.An American Trilogy
2.In The Ghetto
3.Are you Lonesome Tonight?
4.Edge Of Reality
5.Always on my mind
6.Suspicious Minds
7.Love Me Tender
8.Can't Help Falling In Love
9.It's Now Or Never
10.Little Egypt

The final top 40 will turn into the release that will mark the 35th Anniversary since Elvis'
passing in Australia. The voting promotion is from Monday June 4th until Friday July 13th and
then from this Sony will get the album track listing for the album.

Pre-order the CD online before July 13 for your name to be included with other Australian
fans on an exclusive fan edition poster. [To be sent with your CD.] Fans outside Australia may
order the CD however only residents of Australia can have their name on, and receive this
exclusive poster.
Order Today   (David Troedson - Elvis.com.au)
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June 12th 2012
ELVIS LICENSING STILL GROWING -  Elvis Presley Licensing Sees Continued
Growth in International Markets and Unique New Ways for Fans to Celebrate the King.

Demand for Elvis-themed product attributed to use of social networks and special events to
grow fan base by exposing consumers to the movies, music and imagery of the King of Rock
‘n’ Roll.
Read All About This
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June 11th 2012
NEWS ON JOHN WILKINSON -  Our dear friend John Wilkinson remains in the
hospital, and is recovering well and he will be back home soon.

PLEASE NOTE: IF you would like to send get well messages to John you are asked (as
always) to email them to me and I will collate them and send them direct to John. Some
unfair sites have publicly posted Johns private email and home address and even his phone
number which is totally unfair as John needs all the rest he can get.

So REMEMBER, if you want to send any messages to John please email them to me here at
E.E.R and I will forward them to him for you.

GET WELL SOON JOHN FROM ALL AT ELVIS EXPRESS RADIO & THE LISTENERS
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June 09th 2012
THE ELVIS REQUEST SHOW NOW ONLINE -  The Latest Edition of the Elvis
Requests Shows [show #941] is now online. The show is available to download until 8am
[UK Time] on the 15th June 2012

Join Lee & Joe as they bring you 3 hours of requests and news and play all the songs you
love to hear from Elvis and read out your messages and opinions on the goings on in the
Elvis world. Elvis Express Radio is the place where you opinions are heard and shared.

To access and download the show, just click on the Request Show banner to the left or listen
to the 3 hours from 1:00pm on Sunday through Covent Garden Radio.
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June 09th 2012
WEIGH ON DOWN - News just in from the official fan club
in Australia that the August release
'A Boy From Tupelo' will
be a massive TEN POUNDS (5kg) in weight.

That's one hell of a massive size and FTD have advised
Elvis AU that they have 'had to gamble on the print run for
'A Boy From Tupelo : The Complete 1953-55 Recordings'
as reprints seem financially impossible, so in that way this
is a limited edition.
COLLECTING ELVIS PRESLEY
The 1950's
SPECIAL PROMOTION FOR E.E.R LISTENERS...
You can get 20% OFF of the retail price of Sean O'Neals
brand new book of Elvis collectibles from the 1950's.
Simply use the code
eer20 when pre-ordering
This offer is only valid until July 1st 2012 -
GO HERE
June 15th 2012
JAILHOUSE SOCK - Here's two cool pics
taken from the 'Frame by Frame' book focusing
on 'Jailhouse Rock'.

In amongst the hundreds of photos were these
that show Elvis topless fighting prison guards
before his whipping?

We cannot recall seeing these images before
and it's obviously a scene cut from the final
print so lets hope it will see a release one day!
June 15th 2012
I'M AN ELVIS FAN TRACKLIST - The final 21 songs chosen by Elvis fans around the
world are announced & while we were given only a small selection of songs to choose from,
it's disappointing to see it end up as a hits package with a few relatively underexposed songs
in the usual lineup.

I hoped enough fans would vote for more of the less popular songs to build a very unique
album selection but it is not to be and so we will be marking Elvis 35 with a hits and bits
release.
I'm An Elvis Fan (Song Lineup)
01.Don't Be Cruel
02.Heartbreak Hotel
03.All Shook Up
04.Jailhouse Rock
05.Blue Hawaii
06.Viva Las Vegas
07.In The Ghetto
08.Suspicious Minds
09.Memories
10.Can't Help Falling In Love
11.The Wonder Of You
12.Always On My Mind
13.Welcome To My World
14.Guitar Man
15.Kentucky Rain
16.An American Trilogy (live)
17.Burning Love (live)
18.Suspicious Minds (live)
19.(There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me)
20.How Great Thou Art
21.If I Can Dream
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June 15th 2012
THE ELVIS REQUEST SHOW NOW ONLINE -  The Latest Edition of the Elvis
Requests Shows [show #943] is now online. The show is available to download until 8am
[UK Time] on the 22nd June 2012

Join Lee & Joe as they bring you 3 hours of requests and news and play all the songs you
love to hear from Elvis and read out your messages and opinions on the goings on in the
Elvis world. Elvis Express Radio is the place where you opinions are heard and shared.

PLUS – On this week’s show, Joe interviews Elvis author Sean O’Neal about his latest book
‘Collecting Elvis Presley – The 1950s’ and E.E.R listeners can get a 20% discount on this
soon to be released book.

To access and download the show, just click on the Request Show banner to the left or listen
to the 3 hours from 1:00pm on Sunday through Covent Garden Radio.
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June 15th 2012
250,000 VOTES FOR ALBUM -  From May 1-12, over
250,000 votes were cast from fans in over 20 countries to
compile the first-ever U.S. fan-voted album by Elvis Presley.

The voting was part of the
"I AM AN ELVIS FAN" campaign
launched by Legacy Recordings in conjunction with Elvis
Presley Enterprises (EPE). The new 21-song collection will be
available both digitally and physically starting July 31st
through RCA/Legacy, a division of SONY MUSIC.
June 16th 2012
A LOOK AT NEW FTD BOOK -  Sent into us here at E.E.R
to share with you all are some great sneak peeks at TEN cool
pages featured in the soon to be released FTD / Flaming Star
collaboration,
'From Memphis To Hollywood'. The book
focuses on the road from Memphis back to the movie
business in Hollywood, and the production of GI BLUES.

The book features  the newly found original mono LP master
for G.I. BLUES. The book is filled to the brim with great, rare
and informative photos & documents.
Click cover for images
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During the interview, Karlson decided to have a shot at being a shock jock but only managed
to become a shit head. At one point Lisa Marie told how she often dreams about her father.
Instead of taking this information and learning more, the prized dick reacted to such a
touching revelation by saying, "Is he fat in your dreams?”

Lisa Marie immediately
hung up the phone, leaving the moron and his co-host to continue
with their show. Why on earth do jackasses like Kevin Karlson feel the need to get cheap
laughs off the back of someone else's heartaches? Karlson should be dealt with in a firm
manner. You have to wonder what he would do if something happened to his father and
someone who never knew him decided throw out a insult to try for a cheap laugh live on air.

Well done Lisa for terminating the interview and already Elvis fans have been bombarding
the stations website in reaction to the stupid and insulting question. But remember, in the
years to come it will be a case of, "Elvis Presley....Oh yeah" and "Kevin Who?"
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June 20th 2012
ELVIS STATS & SALES FROM BILLBOARD - Brian Quinn has once again brought us
the news of Elvis' latest stats and sales on the U.S. Billboard album charts, week ending on
Saturday, June 23rd 2012.

'Elvis: The Very Best Of Love' selling some 1,855 copies.
Total sales to date: 274,015 copies.

'An Afternoon In The Garden' selling some 1,541 copies.
Total sales to date: 472,390 copies.

'Heart And Soul' selling some 1,430 copies.
Total sales to date: 562,929 copies.

'The Essential Elvis Presley' selling some 1,055 copies.
Total sales to date: 411,867 copies. As this is a 2CD album it counts for double sales under
RIAA rules and therefore for their purposes has sold
823,734 copies.
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June 20th 2012
THE NEW TCB SHOW IS NOW ONLINE - This weeks edition of the TCB show is now
online for you to download in your own time for the next 7 days. This week we bring you the
evening concert from  
Madison Square Garden, from June 10th 1972 remastered by Mr R.E.J

This edition is available to download for one week. Simply click on the Elvis TCB Show
banner over on the left.
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June 18th 2012
THOMPSON REFUTES TABLOID CLAIM - In news that fills me with joy and returns
my faith in decent people in Elvis' life, Linda Thompson has today made a public statement
on her official face book page which denies any and all claims as printed by the American
Trash Mag, The Globe.

Here is Linda' statement:
"Trashy tabloids that spew vitriol and libelous misinformation
should not be allowed to discredit individuals who have always made an effort to "take the
high road"! IF I write my memoir, it will be about my entire life.

Elvis was indeed a big part of my life's journey. I have ALWAYS spoken lovingly and kindly
toward his memory, and would never violate the inherent trust he placed in me during our
time together!

I have never capitalized on or exploited my intimate relationship with him! I have been
blessed to have enjoyed great success in my life without ever having done so! It is absurd to
suggest I would be interested in a "tell all" book! I have lived my life with dignity, discretion,
and decorum. I plan to continue representing myself in that same fashion! Thank you to all
those who know me well enough to understand that. Love to you all!"

BRAVO Linda Thompson, a truly inspired statement and one that confirms the respect I have
always had for her remains and I hope that The Globe get dealt with in a way that they deserve
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June 18th 2012
TUPELO STATUE UNVEILING - We've been informed via email that the Tupelo Elvis
statue is to be unveiled to the fans and the world during a special ceremony being held on
August 9th 2012.

No doubt fans who are going to Elvis Week will be making plans to get down to Tupelo on the
9th in order to be there. I know that all of us here would absolutely love to be there in order to
see for ourselves the brick with our names and Elvis Express Radio engraved.
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June 18th 2012
VERNON & GLADYS MARRIED - Well, Zac Hutchenson and Chastity Floyd re-enacted
the Kings parents wedding day as they took to the stage at Verona City Park and tied the knot.

Back on June 16th 1933, 17 year old Vernon Elvis Presley and Gladys Love Smith, four years
his elder were driven by friends Marshall and Vona May Brown the 20 miles to Pontotoc to get
a marriage license.

Vernon was too young to get married without the consent of his parent's, so he lied about his
age, borrowed the cash for a license and went off to wed Gladys Smith. The marriage is
recreated in the presence of a justice of the peace and it's an annual event in the sleepy little
town of Vernon, Mississippi.

Local historian Julian Riley sayd. "They went to Pontotoc, lied about their age, got the
marriage license and then Marshall Brown brought them back to Verona, Mississippi, where
they were married by Justice of the Peace Robert Emmit Kelly. Vernon didn't even have the
three dollars to pay for the wedding."
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June 18th 2012
MARTY ON LINDA THOMPSON -  I can't believe that if in fact Linda is writing a book it
is with the intent of ripping Elvis apart.

She might write truthful things that happened during the four years she was with Elvis but I
think she cared to much for him to be ripping him apart now.  I think it is a bullshit negative
spin by The Globe as usual for a tabloid piece of shit to sell their newspaper.

People have to realize that Elvis was not perfect nor was/is he G-d, he was a human being
with faults and human frailties just like the rest of us. He knew it and did not want to be put on
a pedestal or revered in that way.  I'm sure that Linda,like the rest of us who were very close
to him, experienced some not too nice things from him but because we loved him we
understood what was happening even though at the time it might have hurt us or made us
mad.  However, as I have always said, 95% of Elvis was good and I wish I could say the
same for myself and others I have met.

It was our life and experiences too and we, just as she does, has the right to tell our story. if
people don't want to read or hear it they shouldn't buy it.

I caution people not to prejudge Linda or what she might say as they sometimes have a
tendency to do so about those of us who were with and close to Elvis.  It doesn't make them
look too intelligent in doing that.
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June 17th 2012
THOMPSON TELLS ALL? -  According to a posting on the FECC, Linda Thompson, the
former Memphis beauty queen girlfriend of Elvis has hinted that she plans to write a tell-all
book on her romance with the King. When one fan quizzed her on Twitter, asking if she will
ever put pen to paper, Thompson simply replied
'Yes'.

In a tabloid magazine in the States called
'The Globe', it appears that Linda Thompson, who
has always had the respect of most Elvis fans for how she tried to help Elvis and how she
has never gone for a tell all book, is now in the process of writing a tell all book about her life
with Elvis Presley?

The Globe magazine features the headline
"ELVIS WAS A MONSTER"
Galpal Linda Thompson ripping lid off the
King's cruel & violent rampages

Lisa Marie Presley and her mom Priscilla are said to be furious over an upcoming tell-all
book that paints Elvis as a womanising, pill popping fiend who cheated death in a series of
drug overdoses and terrorised his loved ones with violence and guns..

These explosive revelations, which could change the way the world looks at The King, are set
to be detailed in a bombshell book by Elvis' ex-girlfriend Linda Thompson on the eve of the
35th anniversary of the rocker's Aug. 16 death.

And his loves ones are outraged by Thompson's betrayal, sources say.....Hang about, didn't
Priscilla already paint Elvis as a pill popping monster, womanising, rapist who cheated death
on several occasions? Sorry love, pot and kettle spring to mind.

From what you can read in the Globe is NOTHING more than what has been made public in
their glorious details many times before. So the question has to be asked...."WHY does she
have to feel the need to re-address the same old stories as told by so many others over the
years? It serves no good to anyone accept for the dirt hungry parasites who love to see Elvis
continually assassinated.

So why write this book now? Well, 2012 is the 35th Anniversary of Elvis' death and at the age
of 62 years, it's probably the last chance to CASH IN on a major Anniversary for the next 15
years.

If this book is nothing more than a re-hash of all the same old tales, in order to cash in on the
last big Elvis event for a few years then Linda Thompson should be ashamed and I for one
will no longer hold her in any respect.

You can write in to us and have your say on the next Elvis Request Show on June 22nd. Why
not make a request while having your say.
Get over to the Request Zone
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June 20th 2012
BRAVO TO LISA MARIE - As we know I'm not the biggest
fan of Lise Marie Presley but at this time I stand and applaud
her for standing up for her father during a radio interview

Lisa was invited onto the [Kevin]
Karlson and [Pete] Mckenzie
show
on 'WZXL Classic Rock' to talk about her new album
“Storm & Grace” & her upcoming show at The Wilbur Theatre
but not everything went to plan as show host Kevin Karlson
chose to act like a total ass-hole live on air..
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June 21st 2012
IT'S DEALT WITH? - With fans around the world bombarding 'WZXL Classic Rock' with
messages of anger and disgust, E.E.R listener, Dan Siciliano contacted us about the reply
he received direct from the station regarding the matter.

Dan wrote to the station's program director, telling him how making fun of someone's dead
father was in very poor taste. And within just 30 minuets the program director replied with an
email stating;
"The situation has been dealt with"... Whatever that means? We have written off
to the station (again) asking them how it had been dealt with and we await their reply....

Oh and of course, if you want to know in what way it has been dealt with, then by all means,
ask them yourselves, if enough of us give them a hard time they will think twice before doing
something like this again? Contact Mike Thomas (Program Director)
mikethomas@wzlx.com
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June 22nd 2012
THE ELVIS FILES 5 - Listeners of the Request show will be
well aware how much we have been praising this latest edition in
the epic series of book,
'The Elvis Files'. If you have not heard us
talk about this then this is for you. The book covers the years 1969
& 1970 and what else needs to be said? This book features more
than a 1000 pictures and each one seems to show Elvis looking
better and better. The articles by people likes of Mike Eder, original
newspaper reports, recording info and more, it's no exaggeration
to say this is one hell of a great book, a must have book for any fan.

Now we wait the next edition, Volume 1 1953 - 1956, Yeah Baby!
June 22nd 2012
ELVIS ROCKS ANIMATION MOVIE - Elvis Presley was last
seen in movie theatres in the 1972 Golden Globe award winning
film
“Elvis on Tour,” and he will once again take theatre goers by
storm in 2012.

In a lively animated Attraction film that features several iconic
tracks from the King of Rock ‘n Roll we meet Memphis teens
Aaron and Mindy. The teenage sweethearts are about to tie the
knot when their marriage is thwarted at the altar by the conniving
local Sheriff who has his own eyes on the innocent unsuspecting
Mindy. This lively “rom com” animated film follows Aaron on a
madcap journey from Memphis across the desert to Las Vegas in
a bid to win back his true love and bride to be Mindy.

Officially licensed by
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. to create the film, The Juice Brand
Limited is a global strategic brand management company for the entertainment industry that
specialises in the development of 3d/4d/5d films and their associated licensing programs.

Pauline Quayle, Director for The Juice Brand Limited, commented,
“We have been pleased to
work with such a famous and legendary icon as Elvis Presley and to have the full support of
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. to create a film that truly offers such wide appeal. Uniting
generations and enabling them to enjoy a common link through the film has been a goal
from the beginning. We are truly grateful to EPE, Inc. for allowing us to have the artistic flair to
achieve the ultimate attraction experience.”
 Click here to see a short teaser trailer
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June 23rd 2012
THE ELVIS REQUEST SHOW NOW ONLINE - The Latest Edition of the Elvis
Requests Show [#945] is now online.
The show is available to download until 8am [UK Time] on the 29th June 2012

Join Lee & Joe as they bring you 3 hours of requests and news and play all the songs you
love to hear from Elvis and read out your messages and opinions on the goings on in the
Elvis world. Elvis the place where Express Radio is you opinions are heard and shared.

To access and download the show, just click on the Request Show banner to the left or listen
to the 3 hours from 1:00pm on Sunday through Covent Garden Radio.
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June 23rd 2012
FANS DEMAND CHANGE - Well done and a big BRAVO to our fellow fans from around
the world who stood up, joined forces and made demands that Elvis Presley's crypt has left
the auction block.

Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien said yesterday [Friday] that his company has agreed not to
sell the crypt after fans worldwide demanded that it be kept as a shrine to his memory. Fans
were asked to come together globally & make their voices heard by being asked to bombard
Forest Hill cemetery and Julien Auctions expressing their anger at the decision to sell and / or
sign an online petition set up by Elvis Matters fan club.

Julien's Auctions announced in May that it would sell the empty tomb at the Forest Hill
Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn., at its "Music Icons" auction being held tomorrow [Sunday].
Julien said the company won't sell the crypt
"until Forest Hills finds a plan that best suits the
interests of the fans while respecting and preserving the memory of Elvis Presley."
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June 23rd 2012
ANOTHER FTD DELAY - Upcoming FTD book & CD, 'From Memphis to Hollywood' is
the latest FTD delay. First set for release this month, the title has been delayed due to some  
technical problems. A new release date looks to be some time in August.
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June 22nd 2012
TECHNICAL PROBLEM - We're sorry to report that due to a serious technical issue, this
weeks edition of the ELVIS REQUEST SHOW has to be postponed and will be with you
tomorrow, Saturday 23rd June.

I want to thank all those who have sent in donations to help keep the show running, because
without you I would never be able to acquire the piece of equipment needed to enable us to
record the shows.

Please join us with the ELVIS REQUEST SHOW from Saturday 23rd June and at the usual
time of 1pm (\UK) every Sunday on Covent Garden Radio
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There are plenty of interesting tracks outside this top ten that will be revealed after voting
ends on July 13.

01. An American Trilogy
02. If I Can Dream
03. Suspicious Minds
04. Always on My Mind
05. Can't Help Falling in Love
06. The Wonder of You
07. In the Ghetto
08. Love Me Tender
09. Memories
10. Kentucky Rain

Below is the top ten from the first week ...
01. An American Trilogy
02. In The Ghetto
03. Are you Lonesome Tonight?
04. Edge Of Reality
05. Always on my mind
06. Suspicious Minds
07. Love Me Tender
08. Can't Help Falling In Love
09. It's Now Or Never
10. Little Egypt
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June 27th 2012
THE GOLD & PLATINUM COLLECTION - Readers Digest (USA and Canada) is
celebrating the 35th anniversary of Elvis’ death with a new 3CD release.

Come on everybody let's rock!: That famous sideways grin, the twinkle in his eyes, the
hair…and those moves! He’s a man who needs no introduction. He’s the King of Rock and
Roll.

Elvis Presley was the singing sensation that swept the nation, prompting headlines like
“Presley Puts the Swoon Back in Croon.” His voice, charisma, and stage presence are
beyond legendary. After all these years his music still makes you jump to your feet and
dance. You'll get it all on 3 CDs for only $34.96-PLUS FREE SHIPPING when you pre-order
today.

So get “all shook up” to the sparkling sounds of Elvis’s gold and platinum hits.  They called
him “the young man with the big beats,” and now, Reader’s Digest is proud to give him the
“royal treatment” on the 35th anniversary of his passing. Pre-release price is $34.96 (RRP
$49.96) with free postage – less than 60c a song!  
More information here
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June 27th 2012
AUSTRALIA'S TOP 10 SO FAR - Our friends over at the
Elvis.com.au site have announced the top 10 songs as voted
by Australian fans so far to form the track listing for the soon to
be released  
Elvis By Request : The Australian Edition CD.

This is a very special 40 track double CD release where
Australian Fans vote for their favourite Elvis track from a listing
of every Elvis Presley master recording.
An American Trilogy
did not chart in Australia but remains in the top spot where it
has been the whole time.

T
The 20-year old Elvis was captured at the Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Forida on
July, 31, 1955. The album spent ten weeks at #1 on the Billboard charts in 1956 and became
the first "image of a rock 'n' roll star."

Elvis fans can now see the entire list at
www.shortlist.com
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June 27th 2012
THE NEW TCB SHOW IS NOW ONLINE - This weeks edition of the TCB show is now
online for you to download in your own time for the next 7 days.

This week Lee brings you the recent FTD concert release "
Another Saturday Night", which
features Elvis' live performance on June 07th 1975.

This edition is available to download for one week. Simply click on the Elvis TCB Show
banner over on the left.
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June 27th 2012
50 COOLEST ALBUM COVERS - The rise of digital music
threatens one of the greatest canvasses of art seen in the 20th
Century - the record sleeve, and
Elvis Presley, the Kings self-titled
debut album has been named in ShortList.com 's "50 Coolest
Album Covers."

Shortlist calls the cover, "The album that changed everything, and
a photograph that captured Elvis on the cusp of greatness."

The
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June 27th 2012
ELVIS WEEK 2012 COULD BE BIGGEST EVER - Elvis Week 2012, August 10-18,
will feature more than 25 events including concerts, a day long music festival spotlighting
young Memphis musicians, an art exhibition, movie screenings, panel discussions,
autograph sessions, and sporting events. Tickets for all Elvis Week events are on sale now
at ElvisWeek.com.

As part of the celebration of the life and legacy of Elvis Presley surrounding the 35th
anniversary of his passing, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. is sharing more details about the
event that has become a pop-culture phenomenon and annual pilgrimage for music lovers
from around the world.

The cornerstone event, the Candlelight Vigil, will begin with the traditional opening ceremony
on Wednesday, August 15, at 8:30 p.m. at Graceland's front gate. Elvis music sets the tone of
the evening as fans walk up the driveway to Meditation Garden. This free event lasts
throughout the night as thousands of participants gather on Elvis Presley Blvd. listening to
music, remembering Elvis and enjoying the memorials that are created by fans along the
street.

The much-anticipated Elvis 35th Anniversary Concert, on Thursday, August 16, at 8:00 p.m. at
the 18,000-seat FedExForum, will celebrate Elvis' iconic performances which span multiple
music genres including rockabilly, gospel, blues, country, and of course, rock 'n' roll.

For a complete schedule of Elvis Week events, including ticket prices, guest bios and
venues, visit
ElvisWeek.com.   (Thanks to E.E.Rs Brian Quinn)
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June 27th 2012
THE GREATEST WHITE ARTIST WITH SOUL? - Its Black Music Month & Yahoo
music have a list of the biggest white artists in the history of Billboard's R&B chart which of
course includes Elvis Presley. Just how much of a success has Elvis had on the R&B chart
and who makes the top of the list as the
"Greatest White Artist With Soul" See Here
(Thanks to E.E.Rs Brian Quinn)
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June 27th 2012
NEW GOLD & PLATINUM AWARDS - Great News. Executives from Sony Music will
emcee a free event at the Elvis Week Main Stage on Wednesday, August 15, as they present
multiple awards for releases of Elvis' music that have achieved Gold, Platinum or Diamond
status based on RIAA record sales. Some of the album titles expected to receive these new
R.I.A.A awards are...

GOLD Awards: 'An Afternoon In The Garden' and 'Christmas Duets'

Platinum Awards: 'Elvis Presley' and 'Elvis'

Diamond Award: 'Elvis' Christmas Album' (1970 Version).

There could be even more awards due. But just these latest additions from Elvis' sales in the
U.S.A only should bring the Kings total R.I.A.A album sales tally to at least 135.5 million.
(Thanks to E.E.Rs Brian Quinn)
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June 28th 2012
A LOOK AT SUN BOOK - Here's a treat for all, a look
at 8 sample pages from the long awaited sun set from
Ernst Jorgensen through the FTD books & CDs

Thanks to FECC member cristioto, Elvis fans everywhere
can enjoy the previously unreleased photos thanks to
these preview pages.

Take a look at these 8 cool pages by clicking
here
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June 29th 2012
THE AMERICAN BAND TO BE HONOURED - Marty Lacker shared this news with us
today;
"I'm proud and happy to announce that the American Band aka The Memphis Boys will
be honored with a Beale Street Blues Note on Beale Street in Memphis at 5:PM, August 13th.  
All Elvis fans are invited to the ceremony which they can attend FREE of charge."

In addition the award ceremony, the band will be giving a concert across the road from the
Graceland mansion, behind where the Lisa Maria airplane is located on August 14th (pm)
sponsored by EPE.  

Chips Moman and Marty Lacker both plan to attend the event as long as Chips has recovered
from his hip replacement surgery by then. EPE is erecting a huge temporary building that
supposedly will hold 1,000 people to see the concert.
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June 29th 2012
MUSIC HAS HEALING POWERS - Sir Paul McCartney told some fascinating stories to
Ronnie Wood on the Stones’ guitarist’s Absolute Classic Rock show.

According to Music-News.com, Elvis Presley cured a McCartney headache:
“...the healing
power of music is serious. I remember I had a mate called Ian James and I remember one
day, I went back to his house and I had a headache, steaming headache, and I thought ‘Oh
God,’ but we put on ‘All Shook Up’ by Elvis. By the time that record had ended I didn’t have a
headache!”

As for sparring partner John Lennon, Macca recalled that John would take off his glasses
when girls were around despite being “blind as a bat.”
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June 29th 2012
ANOTHER SHOW DELAY - Due to issues beyond our control, both technical and health
wise, we are unable to bring you the Request show until 24 hrs later on Saturday 30th June.

I can only apologise to you for these recent delays but as you maybe aware, last week I had
our sound mixer stop working, then my laptop died and as well as this I've been having some
personal issues regarding family and my ongoing health issues.

Saying this, I want you to know we will always do our best to bring you the show each week
and will continue to do so for as long as it is possible for us to do so. I know that Joe, along
with myself enjoy these shows and we want to thank you for your continued support.

Don't miss the Elvis Request Show..... Available from 6pm (UK time) Saturday 30th June or
from 1pm (UK time) on Covent Garden Radio, Sunday 01st July.
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June 30th 2012
THE PERFECT COLLECTION - The final artwork for the
keep-sake box that will house the contents of this all new
CD set from Sony Music (E.U.).

Elvis: 20 Original Albums, The Perfect Collection is the
ideal starting point for any up and coming fan of Elvis or
simply a fan of music and for around £50.00 you will own 20
of Elvis Presley's very best albums.

Each mini album is (as far as we know) faithfully reproduced
as their fullsize versions? To see more click on image [right]
June 23rd 2012
THE ELVIS REQUEST SHOW NOW ONLINE - The Latest Edition of the Elvis
Requests Show [#947] is now online. The show is available to download until 8am [UK Time]
on the 07th July 2012

Join Lee & Joe as they bring you 3 hours of requests and news and play all the songs you
love to hear from Elvis and read out your messages and opinions on the goings on in the
Elvis world. Elvis the place where Express Radio is you opinions are heard and shared.

To access and download the show, just click on the Request Show banner to the left or listen
to the 3 hours from 1:00pm on Sunday through Covent Garden Radio.
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June 30th 2012
GRACELAND BOOK AMAZON WARNING - These past few weeks, internet retail giant
Amazon have been advertising the upcoming general release of the ultimate Graceland book.

But, if you have pre-ordered
Elvis Presley's Graceland, Through the Years 1957-1977 from
Amazon for £64.95 then you may want to cancel you're order and re-order from one of the Elvis
dealers on the web?

E.E.R has been informed by Joseph Pirzada that to this day Amazon have yet to make any
contact with him regarding buying stock for them to meet the numbers pre-ordered. With this
in mind we would not want to see any fan waiting for this one to be disappointed once this is
released.

This is not the first time something like this has happened, you may remember some time
ago, Amazon advertised an upcoming FTD classic series 7" (I think 'Elvis Country') and
mistook it for just a normal £8.99 release. Fans, myself included, pre-ordered the album
before they could spot the error. Come the release date and words "Currently out of stock"
and so it remained for weeks until all orders were cancelled, when it was removed.

If you want to cancel you're Amazon pre-order? The following Elvis dealers are taking orders.
Tell them E.E.R sent ya'.
      
EP Gold Webshop  -  The Elvis Shop London  -  Elvis Australia  -  Elvis Matters
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