Posts Tagged Heartbreak Hotel

Fun Times: Elvis Birthday Week WrapUp

It was another successful birthday celebration in spite of temperatures in the teens. Fans bundled up braved the cold to celebrate Elvis’ 80th birthday. The sun showed favor on us as did the wind during the proclamation/cake cutting ceremonies held on the lawn of Graceland, for that we were thankful. Soon thereafter the wind found its steam again and kicked


Upcoming Exhibits of Elvis Art by Betty Harper Elvis artwork by Betty Harper will be showcased at The Center for Southern Folklore, located at 119 S. Main Street in Memphis, August 1, 2012 – October 19, 2012 and at the Birthplace of Elvis in Tupelo, Miss., November 1, 2012 – January 15, 2003. In observance of the 35th anniversary of


It’s time again for me to head west to the city that Elvis called home to celebrate his 76th birthday. If you are going to be in Memphis for the birthday, keep a look out for the latest issue of the cities Key Magazine featuring my Elvis artwork. They can be found in all the hotels. My Elvis art exhibit for

FLASHBACK ’89: Mae Axton and Me

One of the most interesting women it has been my pleasure to have known was Mae Boren Axton, co-writer of Elvis’ first hit, Heartbreak Hotel. Ms Axton was an amazing lady who was at the beginning of it all, contributing a great song that would be a major influence on the direction our music would go.