an alternative Back In Memphis album

Elvis Memphis press conference 1969 6 1500 copy

ELVIS PRESLEY’S FUTURE hung on the de­ci­sion he made in early 1969 on where he should make his next records. He could re­turn to the com­fort­able con­fines of RCA’s Studio B in Nashville, home to most of his big hits of the early ’60s. But then he risked falling back into the pat­terns that led to the dis­ap­pointing hits of the past few years. READ MORE

best answer ever given by elvis to a journalist’s question

Elvis Memphis press conference 1969 1 1500 crop

ELVIS HELD A RARE PRESS CONFERENCE on Au­gust 1, 1969, to cel­e­brate his re­turn to live per­forming. The get-together was held at the In­ter­na­tional Hotel in Las Vegas, where Elvis had played the night be­fore to an invitation-only au­di­ence that in­cluded Ed Ames, Paul Anka, Burt Bacharach, Shirley Bassey, Pat Boone, Dick Clark, Petula Clark, Angie Dick­inson, George Hamilton, Wayne Newton, and former flame Ann-Margret. READ MORE