if you don’t get elvis by now, you probably never will

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ANOTHER DAY, an­other ques­tion about Elvis on Quora needing a sane an­swer. And there are a lot of ques­tions about Elvis. This one was “What was it about Elvis that cap­ti­vated his mil­lions of fans?” First please no­tice that the person who asked the ques­tion placed it in the past tense, which I ad­dressed.

I didn’t in­tend this to be a long an­swer: just short and to the point. READ MORE

what made elvis great and was he the best rock & roll singer ever?

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EARLIER TODAY I fielded an­other ques­tion on the Quora plat­form: “What made Elvis Presley great and was he the best rock and roll singer ever?” Rather than tax my mind trying to come up with some­thing clever, in­stead I re­called to the best of my ability—keeping in mind that I may be suf­fering with in­cip­ient Denny Crane Syndrome—a re­view that was forty-six years old. READ MORE

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