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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN On Why He Doesn’t Hire Singers Anymore: ‘They Seem To Think They’re ELVIS PRESLEY’ YNGWIE MALMSTEEN On Why He Doesn’t Hire Singers Anymore: ‘They Seem To Think They’re ELVIS PRESLEY’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5618814078137209

22 April 1966, ‘Wild Thing’ by The Troggs (who were originally called The Troglodytes) was released in the U.S. on both the Atco and Fontana labels. The song went on to reach No.1. Fronted by Reg Presley, ‘Wild Thing’ became a major influence on garage rock and punk rock. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-heaven/reg-presley/ Reg Presley Read the full […]

3 April 1956, Elvis Presley appeared on ABC-TV’s ‘The Milton Berle Show’ live from the flight deck of the USS Hancock in San Diego, California. He performed ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ ‘Shake Rattle And Roll’ and ‘Blue Suede Shoes.’ It was estimated that one out of every four Americans saw the show. https://youtu.be/W4euyTDhFnk Elvis Presley Heatrbreak Hotel […]

27 March 1972, Elvis Presley recorded what would be his last major hit, ‘Burning Love,’ which became a No.2 hit on the US chart. Written by Dennis Linde and originally recorded by country soul artist Arthur Alexander, who included it on his 1972 self-titled album. It was soon covered and brought to fame by Elvis, […]

24 Jan 1958, Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Jailhouse Rock’. It became the first ever single to enter the chart at No.1 and was Presley’s second UK No.1. It went on to sell over 4 million copies in the US. https://youtu.be/MfrC8PAQtlg JAILHOUSE ROCK (1957) – Elvis Presley – Classic […]

27 Dec 1931, Scotty Moore, guitarist, whose first group was Doug Poindexter & the Starlite Wranglers. He played on the first Sun Studios session with Elvis Presley and went on to a lengthy career with Presley, playing on many of his most famous recordings including ‘Baby Let’s Play House’, ‘Heartbreak Hotel’, ‘Mystery Train’, ‘That’s All […]

13 Dec 1962, Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Return To Sender’, his 13th UK No.1. Elvis performed ‘Return To Sender’ in the film Girls! Girls! Girls!. The opening bars and backing on baritone saxophone was performed by Bobby Keys who later went on to work with The Rolling Stones, […]

3 Nov 1960, Elvis Presley had his fifth UK No.1 single with ‘It’s Now Or Never’, it stayed at No.1 for eight weeks. The song which was based on the Italian song, ‘O Sole Mio’, gave Presley his first post-army No.1. https://youtu.be/QkMVscR5YOo elvis presley – its now or never (1960) Read the full article at […]

28 Oct 1957, After a show at the Pan Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles, local police told Elvis Presley that he was not allowed to wiggle his hips onstage, the local press also ran headlines saying Elvis would have to clean up his act. The next night, the Los Angeles Vice Squad filmed his entire […]

11 Oct 2003, Mojo magazine readers voted the studio session for Elvis Presley’s debut single ‘That’s All Right’ the most pivotal moment in rock history. Bob Dylan’s switch from acoustic to electric guitars in 1965 came second, and ‘White Riot, the debut single by The Clash released in 1977 was voted third. Would you agree? […]


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