Tag: Elvis Presley

Song Of The Day: Mac Davis, “Texas In My Rear View Mirror”

We remember the late singer/songwriter Mac Davis, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 78, by revisiting one of his iconic numbers.

Comeback ’68 / Elvis: The Story of the Elvis Special (Meteor 17)

A fascinating and delightful picture book examines one of Elvis Presley’s career high points from the man who made it happen. It’s an enjoyable and fresh look into a well-told story.

Comeback ’68 / Elvis: The Story of the Elvis Special (Meteor 17)

A fascinating and delightful picture book examines one of Elvis Presley’s career high points from the man who made it happen. It’s an enjoyable and fresh look into a well-told story.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (HBO Films)

What promised to be a definitive documentary on one of America’s greatest musical performers instead offers three hours of sanitized observations on a complicated man who deserves better.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (HBO Films)

What promised to be a definitive documentary on one of America’s greatest musical performers instead offers three hours of sanitized observations on a complicated man who deserves better.

Various Artists: Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs Present State Of The Union: The American Dream In Crisis 1967-1973 (Ace Records)

This absolutely essential compilation from musicologists and Saint Etienne masterminds Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs offers a very rare glimpse into how older, mainstream American pop musicians addressed the changing times of the Richard Nixon/Vietnam war era.

Various Artists: Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs Present State Of The Union: The American Dream In Crisis 1967-1973 (Ace Records)

This absolutely essential compilation from musicologists and Saint Etienne masterminds Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs offers a very rare glimpse into how older, mainstream American pop musicians addressed the changing times of the Richard Nixon/Vietnam war era.

Song Of The Day: Glen Campbell, “All I Needed Was The Rain”

Taken from the UMe release, Sings For The King,

Elvis Presley’s Great Lost Sides

In honor of The King, we take a listen to a handful of obscure gems from the final decade of his life.

Elvis Presley: Way Down In The Jungle Room (Legacy)

Elvis Presley’s final recording sessions took place at his legendary mansion, Graceland, in a last-ditch effort to get the bored King of Rock and Roll to record new material. Unsurprisingly, the results are mixed–with a few gems mixed in with the dreck.