Tag Archives: The King

A King is Born

Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935. Here’s Kurt Russell as The King in John Carpenter’s 1979 made-for-TV-movie, Elvis. As I remember, this is the end of the opening scene, before we flashback to Elvis’ childhood in Mississippi. Celebrate the birth of rock ‘n’ roll by watching TV Elvis shoot a hotel television… Please [...]

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The Coming of the King

Many folks think of the Ed Sullivan Show when they think of The Coming of Elvis Presley. Closer to the mark, folks often remember his third appearance on the Dorsey Brothers Stage Show in March of 1956 when he sang “Heartbreak Hotel.” Presley’s national debut actually occurred on January 28 of 1956 on the same [...]

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