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Tribute to KITTY WELLS

“You are about to hear a delightfully different Kitty Wells, Kitty Wells…today”.This is the beginning liner notes for the 1971 album, “Pledging My Love” that I had the pleasure of rendering the cover art. When Johnny Wright, Kitty’s husband, called he said they were “going in a different direction for Kitty with this new album” so the cover picture had

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The Quest for Great BBQ!

It can never be said that I let distance stand between me and the next great Bar-B-Que. Saturday morning my son James called informing me of the best BBQ just outside of Murfreesboro. I took notice for two reasons; one because it was note worthy enough for a phone call and secondly he is not a BBQ fan. His phone

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CONTEST: “WHAT IS ELVIS SAYING?”

ENTER AND WIN A POSTER Contest is now closed: Winner is Brian Jones Picture yourself in the studio with Elvis, between takes, just the two of you and Elvis is speaking. What would he be saying to you? This is the challenge and whoever has the most clever caption for my latest work will receive a free poster of this piece, printed

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STEVEN PITMAN: Elvis Presley Tribute Artist

Some time ago, I was contacted by Elvis Tribute Artist, Steven Pitman and asked if he could use my artwork in the booklet of his upcoming  CD titled, “Elvis Piano”. On May 5th, 2012, Steven will release his latest album . This CD includes 14 beautiful Elvis songs and a full color booklet filled with my drawings. Below is a slideshow of the images from the booklet, a YouTube performance from Steven and a

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TITLE VOTE

My latest piece of Elvis Art needs a good name so I am reaching out for your help. [poll id =”4″] If you have any problems voting or viewing the results, just click Bettyblog in the sidebar to refresh the page. Thanks!  

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SPOTLIGHT: CAROL DREXLER AND ELVIS

In August 1987, I was taking my 10th consecutive trip to Memphis to exhibit my art during Elvis Week. Though, I had been exhibiting my drawings for years, they had never been for sale. Little did I know that this year was going to be different. While I was sitting in the lobby of the Roadway Inn on Airways discussing

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