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Elvis Presley’s crypt has left the auction block

By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien said 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. Julien’s Auctions announced in … Continue reading

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Elvis’ ‘Graceland’ Deal: 55 Years Ago for $1,000 Down

By Teke Wiggin, Featured Writer, AOL.com Just over 55 years ago, Elvis Presley pulled off a rocking purchase for his parents: He bought them a 14-acre Memphis mansion known as “Graceland.” The pop-culture icon, who had already bought one home … Continue reading

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Rockabilly’s Sun Studios Influenced the Lives of Virtually All Fans of Rock and Roll

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Whether they know it or not, virtually every fan of rock music from the 50s  straight through to today has felt the influence of the tiny Memphis-based  record company Sun Studios. Started … Continue reading

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