Elvis Presley

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Elvis the spy: was the King really spying on John Lennon for Richard Nixon?
According to Whispering Bob Harris, he was – and after all, he clearly had the skills to fake his own death

20, Sep, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Bad genes, not rock’n’roll excess, killed Elvis Presley, claims biographer
A new book by Sally Hoedel argues that the singer was a sick man supporting his family and friends

Edward Helmore

01, Aug, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Lloyd Price obituary
American singer best known for his 1950s hits Lawdy Miss Clawdy and Personality who set up his own music publishing business

Adam Sweeting

09, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Elvis meets the Evil Dead as comedy rewinds to the VHS era
The cult show that splices Evil Dead II with Elvis Presley hits is now on video cassette as standups hark back to retro formats

Brian Logan

08, Dec, 2020 @7:35 AM

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Beating the anti-vaxxers: how star power can help squash vaccine myths
Analysis: Vaccine hesitancy is growing, thanks in part to social media misinformation. Time for the Elvis approach?

Peter Beaumont

04, Dec, 2020 @1:32 PM

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Shakin' Stevens: 'I was over the moon playing Elvis. The first time I got a regular wage'
He shot to stardom in the Elvis! musical – and became a staple on 80s kids’ TV. Shaky looks back on a decade of chart domination – and a wild night with Edna O’Brien

Michael Hann

18, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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In the Ghetto and Mac Davis’s insight | Letter
Letter: Maurice Vanstone and Philip Priestley say the lyrics of In the Ghetto offered such criminological insight that they were included in their book, alongside extracts from CS Lewis


19, Oct, 2020 @4:21 PM

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Mac Davis obituary
Singer and songwriter who created Elvis Presley’s 1969 comeback hit In the Ghetto

Adam Sweeting

15, Oct, 2020 @12:12 PM

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Mac Davis, songwriter of Elvis hits In the Ghetto and A Little Less Conversation, dies aged 78
Star who had a chart-topping solo career with hits such as Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me had complications following heart surgery

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

30, Sep, 2020 @8:41 AM

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Elvis: That's the Way It Is review – feisty time capsule of the King's Vegas stint
The off-hand moments from this 1970 documentary following Elvis Presley as he sets up shop in Las Vegas are the most illuminating

Leslie Felperin

12, Aug, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Swan Lake in the bath and a quarantine Elvis: dazzling lockdown dance
With venues closed, choreographers including Mark Morris have been creating increasingly inventive work at home

Lyndsey Winship

10, Jul, 2020 @2:04 PM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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