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Elvis Presley movie reminded Priscilla Presley of King’s frightening habit

This week Elvis hit rental streaming services for the first time, so fans of Elvis Presley can relive the Baz Lurhmann epic at any point. Priscilla Presley, Elvis’ ex-wife, has been promoting the film and praising Austin Butler for his performance. But this included the rougher parts of Elvis’ life, as well. Priscilla was recently […]

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Elvis Presley: Whitney Houston’s incredible family link to King and meeting him as a child

Elvis Presley and Whitney Houston are two of America’s biggest singers ever. But did you know the incredible links between the two late star? Back in 1963, Whitney’s mother Cissy Houston became part of a backing singer group called The Sweet Inspirations who performed around the USA with some huge headliners like Aretha Franklin. Another […]

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Elvis Presley missed out on working with Olivia Newton-John in iconic musical

Earlier this week, on August 8, 2022, it was announced that Olivia Newton-John had died. The 73-year-old star lost her fight against breast cancer after a 30-year battle. The actress and singer worked with countless A-listers from around Hollywood through the years, but she missed out on working with Elvis Presley just before his death. […]

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Elvis: Priscilla Presley was ‘confused’ by Austin Butler’s portrayal of the King

Today, on Monday, August 8, 2022, Elvis hits home rentals. This means fans of Elvis Presley can relive Baz Luhrmann’s interpretation of the iconic singer anytime they want. For Priscilla Presley, however, it was something more than that. She witnessed her actual life being portrayed on the big screen for the first time. Looking back […]

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Elvis Presley: Glen Campbell’s iconic film role that was originally meant for The King

Glen Campbell, who died five years ago today, was a contemporary of Elvis Presley and befriended The King when he helped record the soundtrack for 1964’s Viva Las Vegas. He once said: “Elvis and I were brought up the same humble way – picking cotton and looking at the south end of a north-bound mule.” […]

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George Harrison Didn’t Know Why Elvis Presley Didn’t Make More Music Like He Used To

George Harrison once said listening to Elvis Presley was like having a spiritual experience. One of the first rock ‘n’ roll songs George heard was an Elvis song. The Beatles idolized The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. However, the music Elvis started making in the 1960s and 1970s didn’t impress George much. He didn’t know why his […]

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Elvis Presley: Priscilla ‘stayed away’ from King during Hollywood years before affair

Later this month the Elvis Presley biopic – Elvis – hits home rental. But the blockbuster didn’t give all the details about the King’s relationship with his wife.  After Elvis first brought Priscilla Presley (Beaulieu at the time) to Graceland in 1963, he started to grow distant. He began working hard on his career once […]

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Elvis Presley: Lisa Marie unlocked SECRET Graceland room ‘Nobody knows about this’

It’s not just the fabled upstairs of Graceland that is off limits to everyone. Lisa Marie is one of only two people, with her mother Priscilla, who can access Elvis’ bedroom whenever she wishes. But there is another room hidden somewhere in the grounds of Graceland that houses something incredibly special. Lisa Marie unlocked it […]

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Elvis Presley ‘song stealing’ claims denied by King’s writers

On this day, August 4, in 1956, Elvis Presley hit the charts with his fourth number one single. The 21-year-old singer had already claimed three hits in his career – Heartbreak Hotel, I Want You, I Need You, I Love You and Don’t Be Cruel. And he was keen to achieve a fourth. Elvis recorded […]

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Elvis Presley: Priscilla Presley had to be ‘careful’ not to ‘betray’ the King

On Monday Elvis Presley’s new biopic, Elvis, hits home streaming markets. But while the movie tells the heartfelt story of the King of Rock and Roll, it doesn’t delve very deep into his relationship with Priscilla Presley. Elvis was 24-years-old when he first met the 14-year-old Priscilla Beaulieu in Friedberg, Germany in 1959. They hit […]